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Alice French (Octave Thanet): Ephemera

Links to our available sources for Davenport author Alice French, known by her pen name Octave Thanet

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Ephemera for Alice French (Octave Thanet)

Ephemera – Biography – French, Alice


Reid, Mary J. “The Theories of Octave Thanet and Other Western Realists”. The Midland Monthly. 9.2 (Feb 1898):pp. 99-108.  Print.

Thanet, Octave. “The Grateful Reporter”. McClure’s Magazine. Vol. 9 (Oct 1897): pp. 1089-1097. Print.

Thanet, Octave. “The Conscience of Alderman McGinnis”. McClure’s Magazine. Vol. 11 (July 1898): pp. 287-296. Print.

Thanet, Octave. “The Peace Offering”. McClure’s Magazine. Vol. 11 (Sep 1898): pp. 458-468. Print.

Thanet, Octave. “Max – Or His Picture”. Scribner’s Magazine. Vol. 26 (Dec 1899): pp. 739-750. Print.

Kunitz, Stanley. American Authors 1600-1900: a Biographical Dictionary. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1938: p. 291. Print.

“Alice French gained fame writing:  portraits of a noted authoress at different periods of life”. Newspaper clippings, nd.