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.
Eliza Bridell Fox
Standard Name: Fox, Eliza Bridell
Used Form: Eliza Fox
Used Form: Eliza Bridell-Fox
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|Education||Anna Mary Howitt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Flower Adams||
Harriet Martineau supposedly based the Ibbotson girls in Deerbrook, on the lives of Sarah and Eliza Flower.
Eliza Bridell-Fox (W. J. Fox's daughter and a particularly close friend of Sarah's sister Eliza Flower)...
Stephenson, Harold William. The Author of Nearer, My God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams). Lindsey Press, 1922.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Flower Adams|
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth Gaskell|
|Occupation||Sarah Flower Adams||
In addition to writing hymns, SFA attempted a stage career: she aimed to develop both musical and dramatic skills. Eliza Bridell Fox notes that the aspiring performer possessed a rich contralto voice.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
|politics||Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon|
On 1 January 1856, in a letter to Eliza Fox , EG agreed to sign the petition in favour of the Married Women's Property Act, but expressed reservations about its effectiveness.
She wrote that...
Uglow, Jennifer S. Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories. Faber and Faber, 1993.
|Publishing||Sarah Flower Adams||
This was her longest work. An edition in 1893 was prefaced with a memoir by W. J. Fox 's daughter Eliza Bridell Fox .
SFA protested at the Evangelical prejudice against the drama,
British Library Catalogue.
Mineka, Francis Edward. The Dissidence of Dissent: The Monthly Repository, 1806-38. University of North Carolina Press, 1944.
|Reception||Sarah Flower Adams||
In addition to biographical sketches by Eliza Bridell Fox and John Julian , which are prefaces to editions of Vivia Perpetua (1893) and Nearer, My God, to Thee (1911), respectively, there is a published account...
|Textual Production||Sarah Flower Adams|
14 March 1856
18 August 1882
The Married Women's Property Act gave women the right to all the property they earned or acquired before or during marriage.