Patrick Spedding

Standard Name: Spedding, Patrick

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death Eliza Haywood
EH died at 2 Cowley Street, Westminster, of an undisclosed illness which lasted three months.
Patrick Spedding has contradicted Christine Blouch , who said that EH died in New Peter Street, Westminster.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
274
Blouch, Christine. “Eliza Haywood and the Romance of Obscurity”. Studies in English Literature, pp. 535 - 52.
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Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
274
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
Material Conditions of Writing Eliza Haywood
This novel included two free-standing shorter stories. A French translation of 1751 was candidly titled Mélange de differentes pièces de vers et de prose.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
277-8
In its first form it was not successful despite...
Occupation Eliza Haywood
This choice of name was ironically self-reflexive: she had sought fame as an author and been pursued by scandal as a woman. She was perhaps advertising books for sale by mid-January 1741,
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
676
and advertised...
Author summary Catherine Maria Grey
CMG was a popular silver-fork novelist, most commonly known as Mrs. Grey to her readers. Her works are often misattributed to her daughter Anna Maria Grey , or to the unrelated Maria Georgina Grey (1816-1906)...
Reception Eliza Haywood
EH 's fiction is well served by modern editions (many individual titles, and a collected volume of Selected Fiction and Drama of Eliza Haywood edited by Paula Backscheider ). Moreover, her non-fictional prose has also...
Textual Features Eliza Haywood
Bibliographer Patrick Spedding called EH 's translation close and accurate apart from a consistent heightening of style, stepping up the emotional voltage.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
162
Aleksondra Hultquist , however, argued that Haywood's alterations to her source are...
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
EH worked on this during summer 1720. The title-page said 1721, and bore her name.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
104
Gerrard, Christine. Aaron Hill: The Muses’ Projector 1685-1750. Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Whicher, George Frisbie. The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood. Columbia University Press, 1915.
189
The work is a translation, or more precisely a paraphrase, from the French of Edmé Boursault
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
Working on a perhaps fifteen-year-old text, Haywood made only slight revisions, many of them matters of tone and sensibility, as when Cupid, once the ensnaring God becomes the ensnaring deity. Her change of old-style...
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
This year EH published four new works or instalments of works.
Haywood, Eliza. “Introduction and Chronology of Events in Eliza Haywood’s Life”. The Injur’d Husband, or, The Mistaken Resentment; and, Lasselia, or, The Self-Abandon’d, edited by Jerry C. Beasley, University Press of Kentucky, 1999, p. ix - xlii.
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Besides these, Some Memoirs of the Amours and Intrigues of a Certain Irish Dean . . . not many Hundred Years since...
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
Galfridus Walpole was a brother of the Prime Minister Sir Robert, who died in 1726. This work had been advertised for at least a year before it appeared, with a title-page saying the letters had...
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
EH has been suspected of editing Lady's Weekly Magazine (of which only one number survives, dated 19 February 1747) and The Tatler Revived, which followed in 1750. Patrick Spedding does not accept either attribution.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
643-4, 660-1
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
Patrick Spedding briefly discusses forty-five rejected attributions to EH and forty-six ghosts, or reported but non-existent texts, most of them rumoured other editions of actual works.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
631-71
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
A weekly periodical called The Parrot ran for four numbers, as the work of a widow, Mrs Prattle, née Tell-Tale. Sometimes ascribed to EH , it is probably not by her.
Textual Production Eliza Haywood
The anonymous Memoirs of an Unfortunate Young Nobleman appeared; it was first ascribed to EH by her bibliographer Patrick Spedding . Dealing with the notorious Annesley case, it became one of her great hits.
Spedding, Patrick. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Pickering and Chatto, 2003.
382-93

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