Baine, Rodney M. “The Early Novels.” Thomas Holcroft and the Revolutionary Novel, pp. 6-19. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1965.
Juxtaposes the advocacy for free-thought in Manthorn, the Enthusiast with the amusing, but less cerebral, Alwyn, or the Gentleman Comedian.
Faulkner, Peter. Introduction to Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft, pp. vii-xiii. London: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Argues that Holcroft attempted to infuse Anna St. Ives with new structural elements and political ideology.
Kelly, Gary. “Thomas Holcroft.” In The English Jacobin Novel: 1780-1805, pp. 114-78....
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