David Thame

Standard Name: Thame, David


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Literary responses Jane West
The Critical Review cited West's preface approvingly and noted that she had fulfilled the intentions there set out. William Enfield in the Monthly Review professed himself delighted to see fictional talent successfully employed to efface...
Literary responses Jane West
Unlike JW 's two previous works, this one was reviewed in the Quarterly Magazine and elsewhere.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
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David Thame believes that this and West's next novel represent a substantial change of register from gossiping...
Textual Features Jane West
Here JW sets out to show that charity is defined more by the manner of giving than by the gift itself.
Grenby, Matthew O. “’Real Charity Makes Distinctions’: Schooling the Charitable Impulse in Early British Children’s Literature”. Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS) Annual Conference, Orange, CA.
The plot is heavily didactic. Sally does good without ostentation, saving the day for...
Textual Production Jane West
David Thame has attributed to JW two political pamphlets of 1803, in which she adopts a male authorial voice.
Thame, David. “Cooking up a Story: Jane West, Prudentia Homespun, and the Consumption of Fiction”. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, No. 2, pp. 217 - 42.


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