Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
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|Anthologization||Sarah, Lady Piers|
SF contributed an elegy on Dryden 's death to The Nine Muses; she wrote the same year for another collection on the same topic.
Bowyer, John Wilson. The Celebrated Mrs Centlivre. Duke University Press, 1952.
Apart from many more or less creatively distant imitations, AB produced several actual translations.
She was invited by Dryden to contribute to...
Scholars sometimes differ about what to class as largely original and what not.
|Anthologization||Elizabeth Singer Rowe||
Thirty of her poems from The Athenian Mercury were recycled with other contents of the magazine in a new venture of Dunton's, a collection entitled The Athenian Oracle. Her poems also appeared in Divine...
The idea had been that Jack and Suzan Robbins should select a boarding school for Sibylle and have her to stay for the holidays. Instead, with the money provided by her family and trustees, they...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Isham||
She had already had enquiries from prospective husbands when she was in London, but the time of wooing came after her return home: a time marked also by her sister's illness and her own religious...
|Friends, Associates||Mary, Lady Chudleigh|
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth Thomas|
|Friends, Associates||William Congreve||
As a young man Congreve formed a friendship with the older and distinguished Dryden . He later belonged to the Whig Kit-Cat Club , and counted most of its members among his friends, while remaining...
|Friends, Associates||Virginia Woolf|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Barker|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Henrietta Battier||
HB 's mock epithalamium is a close parody of Dryden 's Alexander's Feast, and had the ROYAL
on her title-page printed upside-down. She brings together in her sights the prince as an individual...
Battier, Henrietta. Marriage Ode Royal. Sold at No. 17, Fade Street, 1795.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Plumptre||
AP tackles, more boldly than any novelist before her, the unwritten rule whereby a heroine has to be beautiful. She also reverses conventional gender expectations in highlighting the inconstancy, self-indulgence, and emotionalism of men and...
Aurangzeb seized the Mughal (or Mogul) throne, becoming Emperor of a territory including most of present-day India and parts of what are now other countries. His near fifty-year rule was less than half over at...
5 February 1663
John Dryden 's first play, The Wild Gallant, a comedy, opened on stage.
John Dryden 's The Indian Emperour (sequel to The Indian Queen) was first performed in London.
3 June 1665
The English fleet defeated the Dutch in a sea-battle fought close enough to shore for the cannonade to be heard in London; John Dryden set the dialogue of An Essay of Dramatick Poesie (1667...
January or February 1667
John Dryden published his heroic, or epic, poemAnnus Mirabilis.
John Dryden published An Essay of Dramatick Poesie, bearing the title-page date of 1668.
By 17 November 1675
John Dryden 's heroic tragedyAureng-Zebe had its first performance.