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Reception Elizabeth Gaskell
The first critical edition of EG 's works, in 10 volumes, appeared in 2005 and 2006 edited by a distinguished team of scholars headed by Joanne Shattock . It includes previously unpublished materials including some...
Textual Production Matilda Betham-Edwards
Some of her papers are in the National Register of Archives , while letters survive at the British Library of Political and Economic Science , the Brotherton Library at Leeds, and at Reading University .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Elizabeth Gaskell
Despite the historical research, and setting aside later attention to getting dialect words exactly right, EG penned this work, says her biographer Jenny Uglow , page after page, without correction,
Uglow, Jennifer S. “Manuscript Moments”. Lives for Sale: Biographers’ Tales, edited by Mark Bostridge, Continuum, pp. 181-5.
in a fast-flowing hand...
Textual Production Teresia Constantia Phillips
Spin-offs from TCP 's Apology, after both instalments and collected volumes had appeared, included not only pamphlets both against and in favour of Phillips, but selected re-issues under different titles. One example is The...
Textual Production Lady Hester Pulter
One poem celebrates an incident from 1646: a young royalist lady whose beloved had died in battle refused to live without him and shot herself dead with a pistol.
Pulter, Lady Hester. Poems, Emblems, and The Unfortunate Florinda. Editor Eardley, Alice, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies .
The first title of the...
Textual Production Anne Wharton
She also wrote what a transcriber called a Paraphrase of the 53. chapter of Isaiah, unprinted in her lifetime. The appearance of this poem in a manuscript now in the Brotherton Library (Brotherton MS...


March-June 1670: The Sacred Historie, a verse paraphrase of...

Women writers item

March-June 1670

The Sacred Historie, a verseparaphrase of the book of Genesis probably written by Mary Roper , dedicated to Queen Catherine of Braganza , was beautifully transcribed for presentation.


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