Eliza Lynn, later Linton, first reached print with a poem entitled "The National Convention of the Gods", for which she received two guineas in payment from Ainsworth's Magazine
14 March 1868
ELL published the most famous of her series of anonymous 'middle' essays for the Saturday Review
on topics involving women (education, marriage, employment): "The Girl of the Period"
12 May 1870
ELL published another in her controversial Saturday Review
essays, attacking radical or progressive women, "the 'shrieking sisterhood,'" or those who sought the vote.
ELL's first 'New Woman' novel (a phrase which was not to become current for several more years), The Rebel of the Family
was serialized in Temple Bar
. It appeared in volume form the same year.
19 November 1883
ELL published at London
and New York
, with her name, The Girl of the Period, and Other Social Essays
, fifteen years after their periodical printing and years after two of the essays appeared at New York
as a pamphlet.