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Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Thimelby
GT 's youngest sister, Constance Aston (later Fowler) , was a letter-writer and a great collector of the manuscripts of her circle. Her collection (now in the Huntington Library ) is treated by the Perdita Project
Intertextuality and Influence Queen Elizabeth I
QEI composed her own prayers on both personal and public occasions over the whole course of her career. Imprisoned in the Tower of London between March and May 1554 (early in her sister's reign), she...
Publishing Jane Anger
The title continues: Jane Anger her Protection for Women To defend them against the Scandalous Reportes of a late Surfeiting Lover, and all other like Venerians that complaine so to be overcloyed with womens kindnesse...
Publishing Elizabeth Avery
EA wrote this work at Newbury in Berkshire, as a childless wife who had lost four children to death and had recently gone through the experience of religious despair followed by assurances of her...
Publishing Jane Brereton
In the body of the volume she identifies herself as Melissa. Just two copies are known of a fine-paper version. One, at the Huntington Library , is wrongly dated 1725 (in Roman numerals). The other...
Publishing Ephelia
The book was handsomely produced, having a decorated dedication page, and a frontispiece featuring an oval portrait (or fictitious portrait) of Ephelia, with a heraldic badge above the picture and a pedestal bearing her engraved...
Publishing Kate Greenaway
This book was first published in three or four distinct editions, variously bound. An unauthorized edition appeared in the USA the next year, from McLoughlin Brothers , who pirated other publications by KG ...
Reception Anne Whitehead
Apart from George Whitehead, most of the contributors were women. The first two words of this title were later used again and again on pious testimonies. The copy at the Huntington Library has manuscript bibliographical...
Textual Production An Collins
Only one copy is known to have survived (at the Huntington Library : shelfmark 54047). This copy was once in the collection of Sir Mark Sykes , husband of novelist Henrietta Sykes ..
Graham, Elspeth, Hilary Hinds, Elaine Hobby, and Helen Wilcox, editors. Her Own Life. Routledge, 1989.
Textual Production Maria Theresa Kemble
It was never published. The manuscript submitted to the censor is Larpent 1254 at the Huntington Library .
Textual Production Jane Porter
JP 's unpublished works at the Folger Library include poems, letters, and personal diaries. Other papers of hers are in the Huntington Library . Her brother 's manuscripts, at the University of Kansas and Caracas...
Textual Production Mary Shelley
MS was a prolific and expressive letter-writer. Many of her letters have survived: the Huntington Library has 181.
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery,. Guide to Literary Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. Huntington Library, 1979.
Textual Production Hannah Cowley
She was said to have begun it on impulse when her husband laughed at her claim that she could produce something better than another play which they had just seen and disliked. She finished it...
Textual Production Maria Theresa Kemble
This is Larpent 1447 in the Huntington . It remained unpublished for the time being, but in about 1835 George Daniel of Islington printed it as by Mrs Charles Kemble, from the acting copy...
Textual Production Mary Robinson
MR herself sold tickets for this benefit. The songs were printed this year, though the piece itself remained unpublished. The manuscript is Larpent 447, Huntington Library .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
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27 November 1807
The Sans Pareil Theatre in London (later the Adelphi), built by manufacturer John Scott, opened with an entertainment of speeches, songs, etc. written by his daughter, Jane Scott .
April 1947
A Bethlehem antiquities dealer bought some papyrus scrolls found by a Bedouin shepherd in a cave at Qumran near the Dead Sea. One copy of the book of Isaiah has proved to be the...