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Re-viewing Thomas Holcroft, 1745-1809 : essays on his works and life

Author: Miriam L Wallace; A A Markley
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c 2012.
Series: British literature in context in the long eighteenth century.
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Thomas Holcroft was a central figure of the 1790s, whose texts played an important role in the transition toward Romanticism. In this collection devoted to his life and work, the contributors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Holcroft; Thomas Holcroft; Thomas Holcroft
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam L Wallace; A A Markley
ISBN: 9781409444374 1409444376 9781409444381 1409444384
OCLC Number: 779864373
Description: xx, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1 Becoming a man of letters : Developmental stages : Thomas Holcroft's early fiction, elocutionary rhetoric, and the function of the theater in the progress of character / Rick Incorvati --
Holcroft and the art of sinking in poetry / Anne Chandler --
Holcroft's translations of the 1780s and Isabelle de Montolieu's Caroline de Lichtfield / Miriam L. Wallace --
pt. 2 Reform on the stage : Rewriting Shylock : Thomas Holcroft, semitic discourse, and anti-semitism on the English stage / Jeremy W. Webster --
"Perfectly harmless and secure"? : The political contexts of Thomas Holcroft's He's much to blame / Philip Cox --
Illustrating Thomas Holcroft's A tale of mystery as physiognomical tableaux vivant / Diane Long Hoeveler --
pt. 3 Reform in the novel : Language and landscape in Thomas Holcroft's Anna St. Ives / Ian Newman --
Examining Jacobin sexual politics in Anna St. Ives / Hilary N. Fezzey --
Contradictory strictures : print, speech, and the problem of mediation in Holcroft's Hugh Trevor / Jonathan Sachs --
pt. 4 Re-viewing the life : Thomas Holcroft and reviewing traditions / Antonia Forster --
Transforming experience into reform in Holcroft's Memoirs and literary works / A.A. Markley --
Politics for the people : Thomas Holcroft's proto-Marxism / W.M. Verhoeven.
Series Title: British literature in context in the long eighteenth century.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam L. Wallace and A.A. Markley.

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