Amanda Foreman

Standard Name: Foreman, Amanda


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Cultural formation Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Her sexuality was and remains a large part of her reputation. She seems to have begun on her pattern of extramarital affairs while still with her first husband. While on her travels she was constantly...
Literary responses Antonia Fraser
AF said this was the most personal of her books, her first love after Mary, Queen of Scots.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada.
Amanda Foreman , reviewing it for The Guardian, called it outstanding, and saluted its...
Literary responses Antonia Fraser
Peter Portado says that Fraser has done a fine job of promoting history. Fellow-biographers like Michael Holroyd and Amanda Foreman have praised her. Foreman notes that she deserves a place in the history of history...
Literary responses Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Bound in with the Bodleian 's copy of ?1795 is a fair scribal copy of Verses addressed to the Duchess of Devonshire upon reading her poem written in Switzerland, in 23 stanzas by W. Drummond
Textual Production Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Doubts about her authorship were intensified by the discovery that the minor novelist Sophia Briscoe received payment (twelve guineas) for this novel.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
But its quality is far above Briscoe's usual level. Perhaps this is...
Textual Production Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
As well as her poem on the Saint Gothard, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, apparently published (in 103 pages, with a printer named but no publisher) a prose account of her travels, Memorandums of the...


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Foreman, Amanda. “A politician’s politician: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and the Whig party”. Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities, edited by Hannah Barker and Elaine Chalus, Longman, 1997, pp. 179-04.
Foreman, Amanda. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. HarperCollins, 1998.
Foreman, Amanda. “Unfit for a queen”. Guardian Unlimited.