opens this work with a nostalgic glance backward at about sixty-six years of political thinking and literary writing. Her dedication To the Ladies is immensely engaging. She takes up the story of Galesia, now...
Intertextuality and Influence
reverts to the most elevated social level: the family of the Duke of Orkney, who traces his descent from the kings of Scotland, and inhabits an ancient mansion on the banks of the...
Marie Belloc Lowndes
In her reviewing capacity she was able to comment on several texts central to the European tradition of women's writing. She called Marie de Lafayette
's La Princesse de Cleves (re-issued as part of an...
G. J. Guilleragues
published, anonymously, Lettres portugaises (sometimes called Letters of a Portuguese Nun).
published the first English translation (out of ten before 1740) of G. J. Guilleragues
' Portuguese Letters (often called Letters of a Portuguese Nun), which in French dated from 1669.