Susan E. Whyman

Standard Name: Whyman, Susan E.

Connections

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Cultural formation Jane Johnson
Susan E. Whyman locates JJ among English upper middling-sort women, below the level of gentry.
Whyman, Susan E. The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800. Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Having married a clergyman, she was a strong Anglican , who was troubled by the prevalence of Dissent in...
Education Jane Johnson
She was without formal education.
Whyman, Susan E. The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800. Oxford University Press, 2009.
162
She told a cousin that her favourite reading had been the Bible ever since she was a girl.
Arizpe, Evelyn, Morag Styles, and Shirley Brice Heath. Reading Lessons from the Eighteenth Century: Mothers, Children and Texts. Pied Piper Publishing, 2006.
31
Historian Susan E. Whyman argues that it was through epistolary...
Literary responses Jane Johnson
Barbara and George Johnson took Vast Delight in hearing [this story] told over & over.
C., M. “Notable Accessions. Western MSS”. Bodleian Library Record, No. 2, pp. 165 - 8.
166
A member of the Bodleian staff called this notebook an important manuscript in the history of children's literature.
C., M. “Notable Accessions. Western MSS”. Bodleian Library Record, No. 2, pp. 165 - 8.
165
Textual Features Jane Johnson
JJ and her women friends used letters to discuss the books which each was eagerly reading. Susan E. Whyman writes that her letters disclose three passions: for her family (her children as they grew up...

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