Loraine Fletcher

Standard Name: Fletcher, Loraine


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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Smith
CS 's father-in-law, Richard Smith , treated her kindly despite the cultural gulf between them: she liked him, although it was a shock to her that he owned and traded in slaves. Later he effectively...
Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Smith
Notable features of the book are the friendship between the heroine, Celestina, and a servant, Jessy (whose life-story is one of oppression and deprivation), and the handling of a prostitute (seduced at the age of...
Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Smith
CS 's biographer Loraine Fletcher gives a whole chapter to Austen 's response to her work.
Fletcher, Loraine. Charlotte Smith: A Critical Biography. Macmillan, 1998.
Publishing Charlotte Smith
CS had been writing this novel through the momentous revolutionary events in France; she was working on it in Brighton in November 1790 when Burke 's Reflections on the Revolution in France was published. She...
Reception Charlotte Smith
CS has enjoyed a recent renaissance, with Stuart Curran 's edition of her poems, 1993, her Major Poetical Works edited by Claire Knowles and Ingrid Horrocks , 2017, Curran's fourteen-volume collected works from Pickering and Chatto
Textual Production Charlotte Smith
CS 's Beachy Head, Fables, and Other Poems appeared, through Joseph Johnson , three months after her death.
Her biographers Hilbish (1941) and Fletcher (1998) both say the title-poem was the last thing she...


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Fletcher, Loraine. “Charlotte Smith on Stothard’s Rocky Shore”. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Conference, Boston, MA.
Fletcher, Loraine. Charlotte Smith: A Critical Biography. Macmillan, 1998.