Richard Graves

Standard Name: Graves, Richard


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Dedications Ann Thicknesse
While the title-page says Volume the First, the dedication to Richard Graves (a neighbour near Bath) hopes he will enjoy this second volume because he enjoyed the first.
Thicknesse, Ann. Sketches of the Lives and Writings of the Ladies of France. J. Dodsley, E. and C. Dilly, R. Cruttwell, and T. Shrimpton.
titlepage, iii
Elizabeth Carter is replaced...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Thicknesse
Richard Graves may have been disappointed, for the introduction and early lives are substantially the same as in the 1778 version which he had already read (though Hester Mulso Chapone has been added to the...
Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Lennox
The work began a whole genre of Quixote novels, of which the first seems to be The Spiritual Quixote, published by December 1754 (not Richard Graves 's work of that title, but a book...
Publishing Mary Deverell
MD had apparently finished this poem in draft by 1782.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
It was dedicated to Lord Aldborough . Subscribers included George Crabbe , Richard Graves , Jonas Hanway , Dr Robert Lowth , Hannah More ...
Reception Elizabeth Carter
Ann Thicknesse dedicated to Carter the first version of her Sketches of the Lives and Writings of the Ladies of France, 1778, saying she wanted to head a work which celebrated French talent with...
Textual Features Anna Miller
Apart from Anna Seward , the volumes contain only a handful of women's names, but nearly half the contributions are given anonymously. The male poets honoured include Richard Graves and William Hayley .


1774: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe published Die...

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe published Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (translated into English by June 1779 as The Sorrows of Werter. A German Story, Founded on Fact).


Graves, Richard. Robert Graves and the White Goddess, 1940-85. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995.