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Abstract

This dissertation describes Pratt as the first English novelist to introduce the theme of the American Revolution as material for fiction, and mentions that Pratt, using the name Courtney Melmoth, met Benjamin Franklin in Paris.

Collection information

Provenance

Purchased from University of Pennsylvania and accessioned, 7/14/1961 (1961 1032mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in University of Pennsylvania.

General physical description

1 microfilm reel.

Indexing Terms

Family Name(s)

  • Pratt, -- Mr. -- (Samuel Jackson), -- 1749-1814.

Genre(s)

  • Biographies.
  • Dissertations.

Personal Name(s)

  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Hayre, Charlotte Ruth Wright.

Subject(s)

  • Fiction -- Technique.
  • Novelists, English.