Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko

Standard Name: Kościuszko, Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura
Used Form: Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko
Used Form: Thaddeus Kościuszko


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Dedications Jane Porter
She wrote this novel while living in London.
Porter, Jane. The Scottish Chiefs. Derby and Jackson.
In her preface to the first edition (now extremely rare)
Feminist Companion Archive.
she wrote that she had made no hesitation to accept truth as the helpmate of...
Friends, Associates Amelia Opie
She had already begun to move in fashionable circles, and became friendly with Lady Caroline Lamb , Lady Cork , and painters James Northcote and Sir Joshua Reynolds .
Opie, Amelia. “Introduction”. Adeline Mowbray, edited by Shelley King and John B. Pierce, Oxford University Press, p. i - xxix.
In 1802, in London and...
Friends, Associates Helen Maria Williams
On her return to Paris after Robespierre's death, HMW and Stone lived in a house (where she held her salon) on the Quai Malaquais. After peace was announced between England and France in 1801...
Literary Setting Jane Porter
JP opens her story in early 1792, on the eve of Poland's unsuccessful bid for independence in the Kościuszko Uprising, and continues it in London, which was beginning to function as a haven...
politics Amelia Opie
AO 's admiration for military heroes also extended to Kosciusko and later to the Duke of Wellington and General Lafayette . In other respects, however, she fully shared the anti-war stance of her fellow Quakers.
Mahon, Penny. “In Sermon and Story: contrasting anti-war rhetoric in the work of Anna Barbauld and Amelia Opie”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 23-38.
Textual Features Jane Porter
JP 's original dedication invoked the memory of Sir Philip Sidney , who did not disdain to write a romance and who consigned his excellent Work to the Affection of a Sister
Porter, Jane. Thaddeus of Warsaw. T. N. Longman and O. Rees.
(thus recognising...
Textual Features Jane Porter
Her Thaddeus owes much to Kościuszko, but he is only half Polish: his English father abandoned his royally-descended Polish mother. In the battle between the courageous underdog Poland and tyrannical Russia, Thaddeus forges a friendship...
Textual Features Charlotte Smith
A preface (in the first volume) quotes the words of Samuel Johnson (with apology for applying them to so trifling a matter as novel-writing) about working at his dictionary amid grief and illness, feeling cut...
Textual Production Amelia Opie
AO composed a political poem, Ode on the Present Times, about the fate of Poland, where Kościuszko 's independence struggle had recently been crushed.
McLean, Thomas. The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature. Palgrave Macmillan.
Textual Production Anna Maria Porter
An engraving after Richard Cosway was published for the Whig Club depicting the Polish national hero Kościuszko with a quatrain in his praise contributed by AMP .
McLean, Thomas. The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature. Palgrave Macmillan.
54, 57
Textual Production Jane Porter
In her later years JP wrote for military and popular journals,
McLean, Thomas. “Jane Porter’s Later Works, 1825–1846”. Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 45-62.
gift-books and annuals (beginning with Friendship's Offering for 1826, which was published in Novewmber 1825) and including Fraser's Magazine, Samuel Hall 's...


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