Martha F. Bowden

Standard Name: Bowden, Martha F.


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Literary responses Mary Davys
One contemporary reader recorded in a couplet the conviction that Familiar Letters ends with the two correspondents heading for marriage. Recent readers (as represented by editor Martha Bowden and several classes of students) are more...
Publishing Mary Davys
It had a dedication To the Ladies of Great Britain,
Davys, Mary. The Reform’d Coquet; or, Memoirs of Amoranda; Familiar Letters Betwixt a Gentleman and a Lady; and, The Accomplish’d Rake; or, Modern Fine Gentleman. Bowden, Martha F.Editor , University Press of Kentucky, 1999.
and a preface. It reached a sixth edition in 1752, the year in which (as Martha Bowden points out) the period of copyright (fourteen...


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