It appeared in the Magazine of Magazines the following month, and in a collection the month after that, an appearance on which Jemima, Lady Grey
, had to urge CT
not to be too upset...
The leading figures in the movement were Montagu herself (who spent freely in hospitality, and who was later dubbed the Queen of the Bluestockings or Queen of the Blues) and Carter
(the most intellectually...
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
Literary historian Sylvia Harcstark Myers
relates a story about the anxiety which Jemima, Lady Grey, claimed...
The friends were Jemima
and her husband
. Their set of Oriental Tales to be called African Tales remained unfinished, but the Athenian Letters; or, The Epistolary Correspondence of an Agent of the...
was, like most of her contemporaries, an assiduous and entertaining correspondent. Letters that she wrote to Jemima Campbell (later Lady Grey)
and Lady Mary Grey (later Gregory)
were copied and circulated by Thomas Birch