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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Annie was an eager reader, and in a comparative dearth of children's books she read the educationalist Rollin and the ancient historian Plutarch at an early age.
It is probably Charles Rollin who is meant...
KP 's mother taught her reading and writing at the early age of three or four. A tutor taught her Latin and possibly French when she was only about seven. By the time she was...
As well as saying that her father had taught her all she knew, CR also later complained to a friend that at an age when most children were still illiterate, she had gaped and yawned...
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Mr Kung despised fiction and the Sydenstricker library contained only the supposedly factual Plutarch 's Lives and Foxe 's Book of Martyrs, but Pearl read fiction avidly in both Chinese and English, devouring Shakespeare
|Education||Lady Arbella Stuart||
LAS had a varied upbringing, living in the households of Bess of Hardwick, Mary Queen of Scots, and her aunt and uncle Mary and Gilbert Talbot. Before she was eight she was betrothed for the...
|Education||Lady Louisa Stuart||
LLS grew up under her mother's eye, and was educated through both reading and social contact. She later remembered reading Henry Mackenzie 's The Man of Feeling at fourteen and fearing she might not cry...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Renault||
MR based her book on the outline from Plutarch 's Life of Theseus. However, the novel also enters into scholarly debates about the origins of Mycenaean culture by portraying the replacement of a matriarchal...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Delany||
Janice Thaddeus discusses the prerogative MD assumed in giving names of her own invention to people and places. Her uncle Lansdowne was Alcander (a violent man mentioned in Plutarch 's Lives, who was forgiven...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anna Jane Vardill||
AJV translates from Sappho , Anacreon , Alcæus , Theocritus , Horace , and more recent poets: Petrarch and Camoens . She includes several charity poems: the one already published in aid of the Refuge for the Destitute
|Intertextuality and Influence||Felicia Hemans||
The volume provides lavish notes to explain its sometimes quite obscure historical figures and settings, and cites a wide range of authors including Plutarch , Shakespeare , Milton , and Germaine de Staël . FH
|Literary responses||Mary Butts||
The novel's success was slightly diminished by comparisons drawn between it and Jack Lindsay 's Last Days With Cleopatra, which appeared just a few weeks before it.
It did, however, receive several positive...
Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company, 1998.
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.
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Montagu||
EM seems to have influenced this work as a whole, in persuading Lyttelton to reshape it into dialogue from the epistolary form (letters from the dead to the living).
In the dialogues she...
Blunt, Reginald, and Elizabeth Montagu. Mrs Montagu, "Queen of the Blues", Her Letters and Friendships from 1762 to 1800. Constable, 1923.
|Textual Production||Olivia Manning||
New Stories also published Pamela Hansford Johnson , Dylan Thomas , and Stephen Spender . OM 's title, which is challenging in a way that was characteristic for this stage of her career, comes from...
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