She wrote as Mr Wotton; her subtitle calls attention to her work's relation to Lord Shaftesbury
's Letter Concerning Enthusiasm.
Perry, Ruth. The Celebrated Mary Astell: An Early English Feminist. University of Chicago Press, 1986.
This work was in the past sometimes attributed to William Wotton
In 1708, the year of her Scudéry translation, George Hickes
had some of EE
's work printed in a scholarly text known as Conspectus brevis by William Wotton
, which condensed Hickes's own Grammatica Anglo-Saxonica...