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Celestina

by Charlotte Turner Smith
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Published here for the first time in a modern edition, Charlotte Smiths third novel is both rivetingly plotted and unique for its time in its powerful depiction of a gifted Romantic woman poet. The novels heroine, Celestina, abandoned as a child in a French convent, becomes an independent, witty, and accomplished elegiac poet who, in a reversal of the usual pattern of th