Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Debenham, Helen
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Helen Debenham notes that the social issues and emotional situations that interested JF did not lend themselves easily to serialisation or to the demands of the triple decker. In any case, a novelist who does...
It was reprinted in one volume with an author's preface and reclassified as Healey, A Tale in 1884. In the preface to the reprint, JF makes no reference to the extensive revisions, stating only that...
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Scholar Helen Debenham argues that it disconcertingly revises Charlotte Yonge and upsets expected patterns of response
by revising a familiar story of renunciation and moral reward.
Debenham, Helen. “’Almost always two sides to a question’: the novels of Jessie Fothergill”. Popular Victorian Women Writers, edited by Kay Boardman and Shirley Jones, Manchester University Press, 2004, pp. 66 -89.
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