Stationers' Register

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Intertextuality and Influence Frances Hodgson Burnett
The American reviews were highly flattering. The reviewer for the Boston Transcript could think of no more powerful work from a woman's hand in the English language, not even George Eliot at her best.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Chatto and Windus.
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Material Conditions of Writing Anne Locke
Someone entered in the Stationers' RegisterAL 's English versions of four sermons by John Calvin on the 38th chapter of Isaiah, printed that year with her initials, dedication, and sonnets expanding a psalm.
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press.
Material Conditions of Writing Anne Locke
While in exile in Geneva, AL had worked on this rendering of modern and revolutionary material. She had only recently returned to London when her work was recorded in the Stationers' Register . Chapter...
Publishing Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Printer Henry Olney entered Philip Sidney 's The Defence of Poesie in the Stationers' Register , to rival the edition that year by William Ponsonby , printer for Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke .
Sidney, Sir Philip. “Editorial Materials”. Miscellaneous Prose of Sir Philip Sidney, edited by Katherine Duncan-Jones and Jan Van Dorsten, Clarendon Press, p. various pages.
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Publishing Anne Bradstreet
AB 's brother-in-law the Rev. John Woodbridge , having travelled to London in 1647, entered her poems with the Stationers' Register . They appeared in print as The Tenth Muse on (according to George Thomason ) 5 July.
English Short Title Catalogue. http://estc.bl.uk/.
Bradstreet, Anne. “The Introduction”. The Complete Works of Anne Bradstreet, edited by Joseph R. McElrath and Allan P. Robb, Twayne, p. xi - xlii.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Textual Production Aemilia Lanyer
AL 's long narrative poem on the passion of Christ, Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum, was entered in the Stationers' Register .
Woods, Susanne, and Aemilia Lanyer. “Introduction”. The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer, Oxford University Press, p. xv - li.
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Textual Production Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Mary Sidney 's publisher, William Ponsonby , entered The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia (by her brother Philip ) in the Stationers' Register .
The title refers to the fact that the work was addressed to...
Textual Production Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke 's printer, William Ponsonby , entered Philip Sidney 's The Defence of Poesie in the Stationers' Register .
Sidney, Sir Philip. “Editorial Materials”. Miscellaneous Prose of Sir Philip Sidney, edited by Katherine Duncan-Jones and Jan Van Dorsten, Clarendon Press, p. various pages.
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Textual Production Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke , issued her collected edition of her brother 's works: the title was still The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia, with sundry new additions.
This is the date...
Textual Production Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke 's translated tragedy Antonius and her A Discourse of Life and Death were entered in the Stationers' Register by William Ponsonby .
Waller, Gary F. Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke: A Critical Study of Her Writings and Literary Milieu. University of Salzburg, http://BLC.
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Textual Production Katherine Philips
He had entered the book in the Stationers' Register on 25 November 1663.
Textual Production Anna Letitia Barbauld
A volume of Poems by Anna Aikin (later ALB ) was entered in the Stationers' Register ; though bearing the date 1773, it was out by the end of 1772.
McCarthy, William et al. “Introduction”. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld, University of Georgia Press, p. xxi - xlvi.
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Textual Production Diana Primrose
The only known work by the unidentified DP , A Chaine of Pearle; or, a Memorial of . . . Queen Elizabeth (a sequence of ten poems) was entered in the Stationers' Register ; it...
Textual Production Mary Barber
MB 's Poems on Several Occasions were entered to her name in the Stationers' Register ; the date of 1734 on title-pages in the first issue of the quarto edition for subscribers seems therefore to...
Textual Production Rachel Speght
RS 's A Mouzell for Melastomus (a polemical reply to Joseph Swetnam 's Araignment of Lewde, idle, froward [sic], and unconstant Women, 1615) was listed in the Stationers' Register .
Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer, and Rachel Speght. “Introduction”. The Polemics and Poems of Rachel Speght, Oxford University Press, p. xi - xxxvi.
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Early August 1591: Sir John Harington's translation of Ariosto's...

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Early August 1591

Sir John Harington 's translation of Ariosto 's heroicromanceOrlando Furioso (which means something like Roland Run Mad) was published.

26 February 1592: Christopher Marlowe's tragedy The Famous...

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26 February 1592

Christopher Marlowe 's tragedyThe Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta, his most cynical play, was performed at the Rose Theatre in London.

3 April 1592: The early, anonymous tragedy Arden of Feversham...

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3 April 1592

The early, anonymous tragedyArden of Feversham was entered in the Stationers' Register ; the title character is murdered by his adulterous wife.

7 July 1593: Christopher Marlowe's tragedy Edward II was...

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7 July 1593

Christopher Marlowe 's tragedyEdward II was posthumously entered in the Stationers' Register .

17 September 1593: Thomas Nashe's prose fiction The Unfortunate...

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17 September 1593

Thomas Nashe 's prose fictionThe Unfortunate Traveller was entered in the Stationers' Register .

28 September 1593: Christopher Marlowe's poem Hero and Leander...

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28 September 1593

Christopher Marlowe 's poemHero and Leander was posthumously entered in the Stationers' Register .

19 November 1594: Edmund Spenser's Amoretti (sonnets) and Epithalamium...

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19 November 1594

Edmund Spenser 's Amoretti (sonnets) and Epithalamium were entered in the Stationers' Register .

20 October 1595: Michel de Montaigne's Essays were entered...

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20 October 1595

Michel de Montaigne 's Essays were entered in the Stationers' Register , three years after the author's death.

By about July 1596: Edmund Spenser probably finished A View of...

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By about July 1596

Edmund Spenser probably finished A View of the Present State of Ireland, written in dialogue form, which remained unpublished until 1633.

12 October 1597: Michael Drayton's England's Heroicall Epistles...

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12 October 1597

Michael Drayton 's England's Heroicall Epistles was entered in the Stationers' Register ; it appeared the same year.

31 October 1597: John Dowland's First Book of Songs and Airs...

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31 October 1597

John Dowland 's First Book of Songs and Airs was entered in the Stationers' Register .

22 July 1598: Shakespeare's comedy The Merchant of Venice...

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22 July 1598

Shakespeare 's comedyThe Merchant of Venice was entered in the Stationers' Register by the printer named James Roberts.

26 January 1599: A Womans worthe Defended against all the...

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26 January 1599

A Womans worthe Defended against all the men in the world was entered in the Stationers' Register .

4 August 1600: The influential poetry anthology Englands...

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4 August 1600

The influential poetry anthologyEnglands Helicon was entered in the Stationers' Register ; it appeared this year.

4 August 1600: Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It was entered...

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4 August 1600

Shakespeare 's comedy As You Like It was entered in the Stationers' Register ; it remained unpublished until 1623.

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