Levy, Andrea. “Back to my Own Country”. British Library Windrush Stories.
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
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During her early, drifting years AL worked designing woven textiles, but realised in about ten minutes that designing was not for her.
She worked as an assistant buyer for various shops, then worked in the...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Fanny Kemble|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Gardner|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Susanna Haswell Rowson|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sophia Lee|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Agnes Hamilton||
She describes, without naming names, her friendship with a German singer of Wagnerian roles, first met when he sang Tristan at Covent Garden in 1923. She met him nine years later in New York, found...
|Friends, Associates||Dinah Mulock Craik|
|Leisure and Society||Mary Brunton||
As tourists MB and her husband were just as interested in cultural events, industries, and industrial and military trade as they were in, for instance, old buildings. On her first visit to London she attended...
|Literary responses||Claire Luckham|
During this time, having changed theatres from Drury Lane, where she had made her debut, she appeared during the winter seasons with her husband's employers at Covent Garden , but in her initial year there...
EI made her London stage debut, at Covent Garden ; she played the breeches role of Bellario in Fletcher 's Philaster.
Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America, 1987.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
FK , not yet twenty, made a triumphant Covent Garden Theatre debut as Shakespeare 's Juliet, saving her father 's company from bankruptcy.
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.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Allibone, S. Austin, editor. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors Living and Deceased. Gale Research, 1965.
1 February 1749
The Behn -Southerne play of Oroonoko had the single most important performance . . . in its long history—
watched by two Africans who had shared the hero's fate of betrayal into slavery.
Basker, James G. “Intimations of Abolitionism in 1759: Johnson, Hawkesworth, and Oroonoko”. The Age of Johnson, edited by Paul J. Korshin and Jack Lynch, AMS Press, pp. 47 -66.