James Raven

Standard Name: Raven, James

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Intertextuality and Influence Frances Burney
Bibliographer James Raven notes a crescendo in novelistic echoes of FB 's works during the 1780s. Burney's brother Charles , for instance, noted borrowings from both Evelina and Cecilia in his review for the Monthly...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bonhote
Olivia was fairly favourably noticed by the Critical Review in December 1786: more, however, for the introduction and professed intention than for the commonplace story.
James Raven and Antonia Forster in The English Novel 1770-1829...
Literary responses Phebe Gibbes
Amont recent critics by contrast, James Raven departs from eighteenth-century opinion in judging that it was painfully clear that Gibbes had never been to India,
Raven, James. “Historical Introduction: The Novel Comes of Age”. The English Novel 1770-1829, edited by Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 14 - 117.
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while Felicity Nussbaum argues that Gibbes's heroine in this...
Literary responses Ann Gomersall
Literary historian James Raven , who admires AG 's novels, finds Creation, A Poemappalling.
Raven, James. Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750-1800. Clarendon, 1992.
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Literary responses Ann Gomersall
This unusual approach to social class seemed quite acceptable to contemporary reviewers. AG was praised in particular by the Town and Country Magazine.
Raven, James. Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750-1800. Clarendon, 1992.
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Her works were, however, quickly forgotten, and her readers had...
Literary responses Elizabeth Hervey
The Critical Review once again praised the style and characters. It judged the novel too long and its plot too complicated, but that the whole was certainly superior to the majority of flimsy publications of...
Author summary Ann Gomersall
AG 's known publications comprise eighteenth-century novels of an unusually bourgeois tendency, and a long nineteenth-century poem. She wrote because she needed money. Bibliographer James Raven points out that some of her characters change their...
Author summary Margaret Minifie
MM was a minor eighteenth-century sentimental novelist. Her literary career was bound up with that of her sister, and the account reflected in standard reference books has rendered her nearly invisible by assimilating a number...
Publishing Regina Maria Roche
The future RMR published her second novel, The Maid of the Hamlet, under her birth name (though she was in fact already married) and dedicated to the remarkable Duchess of Leinster .
Roche's dedicatee...
Textual Features Ann Gomersall
After Fanny drops Charles for somebody of her own class, his father's death brings him the revelation that he is illegitimate: he must be reduced to the necessity of living by his industry!
Gomersall, Ann. The Citizen. Scatcherd and Whitaker, 1790.
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Textual Features Isabella Kelly
Bibliographer James Raven suggests that the gothic accoutrements here seem rather in tongue-in-cheek, somewhat in the manner of Horace Walpole 's The Castle of Otranto.
Raven, James. “Historical Introduction: The Novel Comes of Age”. The English Novel 1770-1829, edited by Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 14 - 117.
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The family situation of the hero seems transcribed...
Textual Production Mrs E. M. Foster
The first novel attributed to Foster (as E.M.F.) was published in 1795 with the Minerva Press , which also published (or republished) seven other novels linked to her between 1798 and 1801. The attribution...
Textual Production Margaret Holford
The second volume closes with advertisements for works forthcoming by subscription, including Emily Frederick Clark 's Ianthé, said to be then in the press.
Holford, Margaret. Calaf, a Persian Tale. Hookham and Carpenter, 1798.
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A number of reference sources list Calaf...
Textual Production Susanna Watts
SW 's perhaps most interesting translation as well as the most obscure, The Wonderful Travels of Prince Fan-Feredin, in the Country of Arcadia, was published at Dublin.
Bibliographers James Raven and Antonia Forster
Textual Production Jane West
JW published anonymously (as a Lady) with Hookham the first two volumes of her first novel, The Twin Sisters; or, the Effects of Education.
Bibliographers James Raven and Antonia Forster leave this work...

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