James L. Clifford

Standard Name: Clifford, James L.


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Literary responses Mary Palmer
The original Dictionary of National Biography called MP 's writing as represented in these texts the best piece of literature in the vernacular of Devon.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
But there is almost a parable of female fame in...
Literary responses Hester Lynch Piozzi
HLP was one of the twenty-four most-reviewed women writers of 1789-90.
Hawkins, Ann R., and Stephanie Eckroth, editors. Romantic Women Writers Reviewed. Vol. 3 vols., Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013.
Though scholarship on her has grown immeasurably—from James L. Clifford 's biography of 1941 to Edward A. Bloom and Lillian D. Bloom 's edition...
Literary responses Frances Reynolds
In 1951 the Johnsonian James L. Clifford came to conclusions not unlike Johnson's. He found this work perceptibly that of an amateur, not a professional, and packed with fresh arguments and novel suggestions.
Reynolds, Frances. “Introduction”. An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of Our Ideas of Beauty, &c, edited by James L. Clifford, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1951, p. i - xi.
Publishing Frances Reynolds
This was the year after Johnson died. In 1788 FR tried to get back a copy of his praise of her work in order to impress a prospective publisher. Although one publisher censoriously rejected the...
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
VW 's last work completed for publication was her essay on Hester Thrale Piozzi , in the form of a review of James Clifford 's recent biography of her. The review appeared on 8 March...


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