Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
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|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Stockdale|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jane Austen||
Eliza was a woman of the world. She was born in India and may have been the daughter not of her legal father but of Warren Hastings . She seems to have been an important...
|Friends, Associates||Cassandra Cooke|
|Literary responses||Jane Porter||
Again her work was extremely popular. The French translation was banned by Napoleon because of its portrayal of nationalist resistance to conquest.
Mary Russell Mitford , who thought very highly of Porter, found Wallace in...
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
|Material Conditions of Writing||Phebe Gibbes||
The first edition of this novel, advertised for sale in May and priced at seven shillings and sixpence, is now extremely rare.
PG wrote it at a time when India—and specifically Calcutta—was...
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
English Short Title Catalogue.
Gibbes, Phebe. “Introduction”. Hartly House, Calcutta, edited by Michael J. Franklin, Oxford University Press, 2007, p. xi - lvii.
MH seems to have been a moderate conservative in politics. She objected strongly to colonial exploitation, taking Warren Hastings as a champion of colonial subjects rather than an exploiter. By the late 1790s she was...
|politics||Richard Brinsley Sheridan|
|Textual Features||Christian Isobel Johnstone|
|Textual Production||John Oliver Hobbes|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Leah Sumbel|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Frances Burney||
Among the pleasures of FB 's life-writing are the way it revels in nonce-words and other innovative uses of language, and the play it makes with dramatic techniques like scene-setting and dialogue. Many famous passages...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Martha Hale||
She writes on public themes with equal panache, attacking colonial appropriations and in another poem calling Warren Hastings an oppressed hero. She addresses public men and women, and here too is attentive to women's issues...