Whitney, Isabella. A Sweet Nosegay, or Pleasant Posy. Students of Sara Jayne Steen,Editor , Montana State University.
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After the deaths of her parents Melesina Chenevix was committed to the care of a governess who had a determination to rule by rigour. . . . The fear and distaste I had for her...
She was an avid reader from her youth up and enjoyed free access to her father's library. She devoured various translations from the classics—notably the Metamorphoses of Ovid —and assimilated the contents of Lemprière and...
|Education||Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore||
As a girl, Mary Eleanor Bowes received an excellent education and could speak several languages, reading French and Italian authors in the original. It was said that she did not learn Latin, but also that...
|Education||Marie de France||
MF was an effective user of both the English and Latin languages, though she wrote in French (that is, Old French). She also had some Breton. She was familiar with the Latin poet Ovid as...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sappho||
Interest in her sexuality was disseminated in Europe by Ovid in his Heroides (or Heroines), a collection from the first century AD of fictional epistles, mostly from women (all of them except Sappho mythological)...
|Friends, Associates||Mary Matilda Betham|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Fyge||
In Lady Campbell, with a Female Advocate, SF calls her first published work fatal: Go, fatal book, she writes,
showing off her learning by modifying the Go, little book formula used by...
Fyge, Sarah. Poems on Several Occasions. J. Nutt, 1703.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Barker|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Hélène Gingold||
One of the stories, A Modern Orpheus, revisits the Greek myth related by Ovid and others, with a man named Jones playing the Greek hero's Victorian counterpart. The Thracian poet and musician who attempted...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Marina Warner||
MW published a study entitled Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds, a work which, like her preceding novel and short-story collection, reflects her interest in the Metamorphoses of Ovid .
Lasdun, James. “Hatching, Splitting, Doubling”. London Review of Books, pp. 24 - 5.
Jays, David. “Forever changes”. The Observer.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Natalie Clifford Barney||
Rewriting Ovid , NCB attributes Sappho 's death to her love for Timas, a young female disciple, instead of Phaon.
The text incorporates quotations from Sappho , together with footnotes in Greek and critical commentary.
Causse, Michèle. Berthe ou un demi-siècle auprès de l’Amazone. Tierce, 1980.
Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar. No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. Yale University Press, 1988.
Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1986.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Green||
This preface is headed by two Latin words (one with a faulty grammatical ending) from Ovid 's description of chaos. SG slams both male and female novelists, chiefly authors of gothic or horrid novels and...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Green|