James Boaden

Standard Name: Boaden, James


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Inchbald
After her husband's death (reported Boaden ) they were expected to marry, but they did not. Perhaps Kemble, who was characterised as aloof, never proposed. Or perhaps, although she had many suitors after her husband's...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Radcliffe
This novel marks AR 's first big success. It drew widespread critical acclaim.
Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press, 1999.
The Critical Review praised it and likened the author to Clara Reeve (while making an issue of the fact that, though...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Radcliffe
The Italian won for AR the accolade of praise from Thomas James Matthias , scholar, editor, and librarian at Buckingham Palace, who invoked the shade of Ariosto to honour her in the same place...
Literary responses Anne Plumptre
Kotzebue was then all the rage. The Critical Review discussed AP 's The Natural Son in December 1798, explaining the changes made in her version for stage presentation, and considering her biography of Kotzebue. But...
Literary responses Mary Latter
Garrick thought her letter fine & conceited.
Garrick, David. Letters. Little, David M. and George M. KahrlEditors , Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1963.
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The first editor of his correspondence, James Boaden , called her in a note this silly and impudent woman,
Garrick, David. Correspondence. Boaden, JamesEditor , H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831.
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typically folding together the...
Occupation Leah Sumbel
Theatre historian James Boaden relates an anecdote about how once a female colleague known for sexual intrigues wished to share Wells's dressing-room; Wells thought Topham would not like this association, and moved out to take...
Publishing Ann Radcliffe
It had been advertised in the London Chronicle on 22-4 April.
Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press, 1999.
The day after it appeared AR 's previous publisher, Hookham , issued a whole clutch of related works: new editions of her first...
Textual Production Elizabeth Inchbald
James Boaden published Memoirs of Mrs. Inchbald; the Athenæum review noted that EI wrote her own memoirs, but unfortunately, for some scruple of conscience or delicacy of feeling . . . destroyed them.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
290 (18 May 1833): 305
Textual Production Elizabeth Inchbald
Several known plays by EI were never published. All on a Summer's Day, 1787 (about a couple ill-matched in age), and The Hue and Cry, 1791, are known only from the copies provided...


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