Jack Sheppard: A Romance

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Mary Russell Mitford to Elizabeth Barrett, 30 January 1840: "I have been reading ""Jack Sheppard,"" and have been struck by the great danger, in these times, of representing authority so constantly and fearfully in the wrong, so tyrannous, so devilish, as the author has been pleased to portray it in ""Jack Sheppard"" [...] Of course Mr Ainsworth had no such design, but such is the effect; and as the millions who see it represented at the minor theatres will not distinguish between now and a hundred years back, all the Chartists in the land are less dangerous than this nightmare of a book, and I, Radical as I am, lament any additional temptations to outbreak, with all its train of horrors."

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Accessed on 2019/12/13 06:38:33

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The Brownings' Correspondence
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England
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Jack Sheppard: A Romance

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/70745
Accessed on 2019/12/13 06:38:33

Related place
England
Related people
Mitford, Mary Russell
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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