The Maniac deals with the effects of the Irish Rebellion. The narrator, Albert, has gone mad after returning home to find his house sacked and wife and children murdered. His sister, Emma, also dies and...
Intertextuality and Influence
Jane Oakwood says (presumably standing in for her author, as she often does) that in youth she was accused of imitating Juliet, Lady Catesby (Frances Brooke
's translation from Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni
Hutton, Catherine. Oakwood Hall. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown.
While the title-page says Volume the First, the dedication to Richard Graves
(a neighbour near Bath) hopes he will enjoy this second volume because he enjoyed the first.
Thicknesse, Ann. Sketches of the Lives and Writings of the Ladies of France. J. Dodsley, E. and C. Dilly, R. Cruttwell, and T. Shrimpton.
Elizabeth Carter is replaced...
emphatically warned Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni
against using FB
as a translator again in the future.
Garrick, David. Letters. Editors Little, David M. and George M. Kahrl, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
published her translation, made in 1759, of Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni
's sentimental novel Letters from Juliet, Lady Catesby, to Her Friend, Lady Henrietta Campley.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
9 (1760): 420
Marivaux' full title, La vie de Marianne; ou, Les aventures de Madame la Comtesse de*****, suggests a story from actual life. MC
wrote most of her version before 1741 (very soon after the French...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
In her preface JK
explains her interest in the rise of the novel and argues that novels have become the teachers for good or for evil of many; their power can be exalted or deplored—it...
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Riccoboni, Marie-Jeanne. Letters from Juliet, Lady Catesby, to Her Friend, Lady Henrietta Campley. Translator Brooke, Frances, R. and J. Dodsley, 1760.