James Otis

Standard Name: Otis, James,, junior


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Family and Intimate relationships Mercy Otis Warren
Her brother James was a brilliant young man who suffered some degree of brain-damage after surviving an assassination attempt on him in 1769. He lived for thirteen more years with occasional fits of insanity.
Anthony, Katharine Susan. First Lady of the Revolution: The Life of Mercy Otis Warren. Kennikat Press, 1972.
Friends, Associates Mercy Otis Warren
MOW began corresponding with Catharine Macaulay during the 1760s, after Macaulay sent a copy of the first volume of her History of England to James Otis . Their intellectual friendship developed further on Macaulay's visit...
Instructor Susanna Haswell Rowson
In her preface to Mentoria, SHR laments her lack of a liberal education and knowledge of the classics.
Rowson, Susanna Haswell. Mentoria. Robert Campbell, 1794.
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She was, however, tutored by the charismatic James Otis .
Kritzer, Amelia Howe. “Playing with Republican Motherhood: Self-Representation in Plays by Susanna Haswell Rowson and Judith Sargent Murray”. Early American Literature, No. 2, pp. 150 - 66.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Intertextuality and Influence Lydia Maria Child
This novel was poorly received by critics. The North American Review felt that more detail had been crammed into the story than the framework could hold. Yet speeches written by LMC for Whitefield and Otis
Textual Features Lydia Maria Child
LMC 's The Rebels, which appeared the year after Hobomok, is another historical novel set in colonial New England. The central, fictional stories are those of Grace Osborne and Lucretia Fitzherbert (an...
Textual Features Mercy Otis Warren
Though the play is set in Servia (a place chosen not for its history or geography but its sound), the names are Roman, matching the title-page quotation from Addison 's Cato. All the characters...


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