Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America, 1987.
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AM continued her studies into adult life, writing to her son in May 1844, I love Mathematics so much. There is something so beautiful to my mind in perfect demonstration but knowledge of any sort...
In the summer of 1852 Elizabeth and Alice Thompson (later AM ) began their education under their father's instruction. Recording her daughters' lessons, Christiana Thompson writes, Dear little angels do their writing . ....
As a young child in Jamaica, JR says she found escape from the harsh realities of her life on the shelves of the local library. Reading whatever was available, she ranged from Shakespeare to...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Marghanita Laski||
To examine, once again, the implications of rigid and static class boundaries, ML creates a mock utopia based on caste. The action begins in 1945 on an island somewhere in the East, where a...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Gertrude Stein||
The narrator wants to present a history of The old people in a new world, the new people made out of the old,
but she establishes a tension between the two worlds from the...
Stein, Gertrude, William H. Gass, and Steven Meyer. The Making of Americans. Dalkey Archive Press, 1995.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Marina Warner||
She begins with the Enlightenment thinking which displaced the ideas of Aristotle . Her first chapter is entitled, surprisingly, Wax; the others are Air, Clouds, Light, Shadow, Mirror, Ghost...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Joanna Cannan||
Not only class, but class and national ideology is under the microscope here. The idea of Englishness is much appealed to. Price admonishes Lisa (who prattles freely of art and Aristotle and Baudelaire , though...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Fielding||
The Cry concerns itself with burning issues for women, particularly those of intellectual conformity and of vulnerability to slander. Its authors show off their huge reading both ancient and modern, and coin new words with...
Sappho was praised by many of the great names in the classical world: Socrates , Lucian , Plutarch , Aristotle (who, however, wrote, the Mytileans honored Sappho even though she was a woman),
Sappho, and Andrew R. Burn. Lyrics in the Original Greek. Barnstone, WillisTranslator , New York University Press, 1965.
Many of GC 's last works were privately printed. According to the original Dictionary of National Biography, she first used this means of publication for Quagmire Ahead, 1864, then for A Plea for...
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Reviews which DLS wrote for the Sunday Times during the 1930s allowed her to comment on most of her fellow crime-writers, notably Margery Allingham and Agatha Christie . She provided introductions for volumes of short...
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MS wrote My Brother Michael after she had visited Greece two or three times, and was wildly in love with it. She longed to set a book there, to re-create certain places for myself and...