Re-Viewing Thomas Holcroft, 1745–1809 : Essays on His Works and LifeMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandBritish Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012Description: 1 online resource (266 p.)ISBN: 9781409444381Subject(s): Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809 | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century | London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century | Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Re-Viewing Thomas Holcroft, 1745–1809 : Essays on His Works and LifeDDC classification: 828.609 LOC classification: PR3515.H2 Z785 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Thomas Holcroft: Life and Works; Introduction; Part 1 Becoming a Man of Letters; 1 Developmental Stages: Thomas Holcroft's Early Fiction, Elocutionary Rhetoric, and the Function of the Theater in the Progress of Character; 2 Holcroft and The Art of Sinking in Poetry; 3 Holcroft's Translations of the 1780s and Isabelle de Montolieu's Caroline de Lichtfield; Part 2 Reform on the Stage; 4 Rewriting Shylock: Thomas Holcroft, Semitic Discourse, and Anti-Semitism on the English Stage
5 "Perfectly harmless and secure"?: The Political Contexts of Thomas Holcroft's He's Much to Blame6 Illustrating Thomas Holcroft's A Tale of Mystery as Physiognomical Tableaux Vivant; Part 3 Reform in the Novel; 7 Language and Landscape in Thomas Holcroft's Anna St. Ives; 8 Examining Jacobin Sexual Politics in Anna St. Ives; 9 Contradictory Strictures: Print, Speech, and the Problem of Mediation in Holcroft's Hugh Trevor; Part 4 Re-Viewing the Life; 10 Thomas Holcroft and Reviewing Traditions; 11 Transforming Experience into Reform in Holcroft's Memoirs and Literary Works
12 Politics for the People: Thomas Holcroft's Proto-MarxismBibliography; Index
The first essay collection devoted to Thomas Holcroft''s life and work, this volume is a reassessment of his contributions to a remarkable range of literary genres-drama, poetry, fiction, autobiography and political philosophy. The contributors situate Holcroft''s self-fashioning as a member of London''s literati, his central role among the London radical reformers and intelligentsia, and his theatrical innovations within on-going explorations of the late eighteenth-century public sphere of letters and debate.
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