Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago, 1993.
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|Dedications||Anna Maria Mackenzie|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ada Leverson|
|Literary Setting||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle||
The novel treats of Monmouth 's Rebellion and other historical events down to the hard winter of 1734, during which the bulk of it was purportedly composed.
Redmond, Christopher. A Sherlock Holmes Handbook. Dundurn Press, 1993.
|Literary Setting||Ann Jellicoe|
|Literary Setting||Anna Maria Porter||
The story is set shortly before James II 's abdication, after his alarming assault upon our church.
It encompasses Monmouth 's Rebellion. The action unfolds partly in Cornwall, with some scenes in...
Porter, Anna Maria. The Barony. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1830.
|Publishing||Anna Maria Mackenzie|
As a child Susan Grosvenor lived with her parents and sister at 30 Upper Grosvenor Street—but only in winter, for summers were spent with the extended family at her grandparents' country estate, Moor Park...
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Goudge|
|Textual Features||Marie-Catherine d' Aulnoy|
|Textual Features||Jane Barker||
These royalist poems centre on the female figure of Mary of Modena .
Many refer to specific historical or military events, and lament what Barker sees as a time of misrule. Her language about her...
Prescott, Sarah. “’Who now shall fill the vacant throne?’: Jane Barker and the Debt to Orinda”. British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Oxford.
|Textual Production||Elizabeth Jenkins|
|Textual Production||Jean Plaidy|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Ephelia||
The broadside advises Monmouth , the Protestant claimant to succeed to the throne, in no uncertain terms to remember his illegitimate birth, re-awaken his loyalty, to scorn the mob, and to realise that the only...