Henrietta Rouviere Mosse

Standard Name: Mosse, Henrietta Rouviere
Indexed Name: Henrietta Rouvière Mosse
Birth Name: Henrietta Rouvière
HRM published about ten novels and a volume of short fiction with the Minerva Press and its successor during the early nineteenth century; writing at first for pleasure, then out of increasingly desperate financial need. Her fiction is melodramatically plotted but well-written, with skilful handling of dialogue both fashionable and low-life, and with scenes ranging through London, the English provinces, Scotland, France, and Italy.


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Now her introduction notes how the study of Latin grammar has produced undesirably latinized English. It goes on to trace the history of language and the relation of oral to written language. A good style...


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