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The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer

The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer

a native of Plymouth County, Massachusetts ... : also a continuation of Miss Brewer"s adventures from the time of her discharge to the present day : to which is added her serious address to the youths of Boston ...

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Published by s.n.] in [United States .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brewer, Lucy.,
  • Conduct of life.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFemale marine., Adventures of Lucy Brewer.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 39745.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17709788M

    The Female Marine seems well-primed to flow into a protean oceanic schema, for it limns close-quartered labor onboard a literal frigate even as it feeds metaphorical fluidity back into the racial, gender, and political systems that emerged during a period of wartime upheaval. 7 Undertaken in late by entrepreneur and publisher Nathaniel Author: Thomas J. Joudrey. Editions of The Female Marine and Related Works 47 Note on the Texts in This Edition 51 THE FEMALE MARINE 57 First Part: Narrative of Lucy Brewer 61 Second Part: Continuation of the Narrative of Lucy Brewer 81 Third Part: An Awful Beacon A BRIEF REPLY TO THE LATE WRITINGS OF LOUISA BAKER THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ALMIRA PAUL .

    The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer [microform]: a native of Plymouth County, Massachusett The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer [microform]: a native of Plymouth County, Massachusett The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer [microform]: a native of Plymouth County, Massachusett. The Female Marine () tells of the adventures of one Lucy Baker or Lucy Brewer* on the Constitution during the War of , who went to sea disguised as a man to escape life in a brothel after being abandoned by her lover.

    This is the first complete modern edition of The Female Marine, a fictional cross-dressing trilogy originally published between and Enormously popular among New England readers, the tale in various versions appeared in no fewer than Price: $   This is the first complete modern edition of The Female Marine, a fictional cross-dressing trilogy originally published between and Enormously popular among New England readers, the tale in various versions appeared in no fewer than nineteen editions over that brief four-year span.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: West, Lucy Brewer. Female marine. New York, Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Lucy (Brewer) West. Lucy Brewer (or Eliza Bowen, or Louisa Baker) is the pen name of a writer who purported to be the first woman in the United States Marines, serving aboard the USS Constitution.

Brewer's adventures were probably written by Nathaniel Hill Wright (–) or Wright's publisher, Nathaniel Coverly. Short Title: The Female Marine. The female marine;: Or, Adventures of Miss Lucy Brewer [Lucy Brewer West] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A study of early American history.

30 rows  |a Brewer, Lucy. 1: 4 |a The female marine, or, The adventures of Miss Lucy. True or not, the story of Lucy Brewer makes a wonderful addition to the colorful legends about the Marine Corps.

The first recognized female Marine was Opha M. Johnson who enlisted on Augthe day after the Secretary of the Navy granted authority for women to enlist in the Marine Corps Reserve. World War I saw female Marines.

In the second pamphlet, entitled The Adventures of Lucy Brewer, (alias) Louisa Baker, we learn that the protagonist’s real name is Lucy Brewer, her home is Plymouth, Massachusetts, and she sailed on the USS Constitution—“Old Ironsides.” She also relates some further adventures in which Lucy, in man’s attire, proves manlier than her foes.

The female marine, or, Adventures of Miss Lucy Brewer a native of Plymouth County, Mass. The female marine, or, Adventures of Miss Lucy Brewer [electronic resource]: a native of Plymouth County, Mass. Get this from a library. The female The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer: a native of Plymouth County, Massachusetts : also a continuation of Miss Brewer's adventures from the time of her discharge to the present day: to which is added her serious address to the youths of.

The female marine, or, The adventures of Lucy Brewer who served three years in disguise on board the U.S. frigate Constitution : to which is added An awful beacon to the rising generation by Lucy Brewer. Published by Printed for the proprietor in [United States].Pages: century editions of the female-marine narratives, see Appendix A.

For the twentieth-cen-tury edition, see Alexander Medlicott, Jr., ed- The Female Marine or Adventures of Miss Lttcy Brfirtr (New York: Da Capo Press, n/iíí), 2.

For scholarly discussions of those popular images, see Jan Lewis, 'The Republican. Brewer, Lucy. The female marine, or, Adventures of Lucy Brewer a native of Plymouth County, Massachusetts : also a continuation of Miss Brewer's adventures from the time of her discharge to the present day: to which is added her serious address to the youths of Boston MLA Citation.

Brewer, Lucy. This is the first complete modern edition of The Female Marine, a fictional cross-dressing trilogy originally published between and Enormously popular among New England readers, the tale in various versions appeared in no fewer than nineteen editions over that brief four-year span.

This new edition appends three other contemporary accounts of cross-dressing and. The Female Marine, or The Adventures of Lucy Brewer by Lucy Brewer West () The series was actually written by Nathaniel Coverly and printed by Nathaniel Hill Wright.

WWI. Women Marines in World War I by Captain Linda L. Hewitt, USMCR () WWII. A Few Good Women: Memoirs of a World War II Marine by Inga Fredericksen Ferris. The female marine, or, The adventures of Miss Lucy Brewer: who served three years on board the U.S.

frigate Constitution during the late war with Great-BritainPrinted for the author Microform in English - 4th ed. I have an original book called the FEMALE MARINE, or Adventures of MISS LUCY BREWER. The cover is made out of covered wood.

The cover is. This work as a whole is the most comprehensive and complete edition of the cross-dressing narrative The Female Marine which follows the adventures of a fictitious female Lucy Brewer’s (presented at the time as real) fall from a respectable daughter to prostitute, then regaining her honor by disguising herself as a male soldier and serving aboard the USS.

The legend. According to "her" book The Female Marine (original title: (The Adventures of Lucy Brewer), Brewer supposedly grew up on a farm near Plymouth, Massachusetts and, at fell in love with a boy named Henry. When she became pregnant, Henry refused to marry her, and she set out for Boston.

In Boston, Lucy was tricked into prostitution after her baby died in. No one discovered she was a woman, and as a member of the U.S.S.

Constitution’s Marine guard, she saw action in some of the bloodiest sea fights of the war. Her exploits came to light when she published an autobiographical account of her experiences called, “The Female Marine,” or “The Adventures of Lucy Brewer.”.

Frontispiece from a circa edition of “The Adventures of Lucy Brewer,” the second part of the female-marine trilogy. The hat worn by Louisa Baker/Lucy Brewer is a chapeau bras, favored by both Naval and Marine Corps officers.

The narrative was wildly popular and reprinted in at least 21 editions between and. This riveting memoir is the first book written by a female Marine about the war in Iraq and one of the only books written by a woman who has experienced combat firsthand.

Deploying to Iraq inJane Blair's aerial reconnaissance unit was assigned to travel ahead of and alongside combat units throughout the initial phase of Operation Iraqi /5(25).FEMALE MARINE, THE (Pub. No. 2) by Miss Lucy Brewer The Adventures of Lucy Brewer: From a Brothel to the U.S.S.

Constitution. 79 pages View. $The Female Marine, or the Adventures of Lucy Brewer is the fictional autobiography of a woman who recounts her experiences in the navy and life as a cross-dressed male. Throughout her narratives, Lucy is able to successfully leap back and .