Esther Johnson

Standard Name: Johnson, Esther
Used Form: MD
Used Form: Stella


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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Lennox
William Tisdall , maternal uncle of CL , had sometimes enjoyed Swift 's confidence (if not much of his respect) and had once hoped to marry Esther Johnson (Swift's Stella).
Carlile, Susan. “Expanding the Feminine: Reconsidering Charlotte Lennox’s Age and <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>The Life of Harriot Stuart</span&gt”;. Eighteenth-Century Novel, edited by Albert J. Rivero and George Justice, Vol.
, pp. 103-37.
Glendinning, Victoria. Jonathan Swift. Hutchinson.
66-7, 70
It is...
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Plath
At Cambridge she met Ted Hughes , a British poet and fellow-student: his first passionate note to her is dated March 1956. In later letters he used an insistent baby-talk perhaps modelled on the Journal...
Family and Intimate relationships Jonathan Swift
His first involvement, which began in 1695, was with Jane Waring or Varina, who undoubtedly hoped to marry him. Esther Johnson or Stella, whom he met as a child at Sir William Temple's...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Jones
As a late Augustan, Jones is skilled in the styles of more than one distinguished male predecessor, and confidently invites comparison with them. Her most famous poem today is the first in the volume, An...
Reception Alice Meynell
AM 's diligent recuperation of women's literary history nonetheless marks her as a predecessor of some of Woolf's feminist concerns. They both wrote about some of the same women, including, for example, Jonathan Swift's Stella...
Textual Features Mary Davys
MD dedicated this work to Swift's friend Esther Johnson , or Stella, who later owned a copy.
Bowden, Martha F., and Mary Davys. “Introduction”. The Reform’d Coquet; or, Memoirs of Amoranda; Familiar Letters Betwixt a Gentleman and a Lady; and, The Accomplish’d Rake; or, Modern Fine Gentleman, University Press of Kentucky, p. ix - xlix.
Real, Hermann J. “Stella’s Books”. Swift Studies, Vol.
, pp. 70-83.
As The Merry Wanderer it opens with a compliment to Ireland as the birthplace of Swift
Textual Production Lucie Duff Gordon
LDG made a foray into fiction with her translation of Léon de Wailly 's Stella and Vanessa, a French novel based on Jonathan Swift 's life.
British Library Catalogue.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Priscilla Wakefield
Despite the title, the travel in this sequel or companion to The Juvenile Travellers confines itself to the British Isles, where one of the most pressing topics of local interest is association with writers...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Judith Sargent Murray
She backs this pleasure in modernity with a remarkable grasp of former female history and of the women's literary tradition in English and its contexts. She mentions the Greek foremother Sappho , the patriotic heroism...


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