Richard Phillips

Standard Name: Phillips, Richard
Used Form: Sir Richard Phillips


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Employer Eliza Fenwick
She stayed until Thomas Fenwick, who was supposed to be in a great way of business, went bankrupt by June 1803, after which Penzance had nothing more to offer her.
Lamb, Charles, and Mary Lamb. The Letters of Charles and Mary Anne Lamb. Editor Marrs, Edwin J., Cornell University Press.
2: 118
She seems to...
Friends, Associates Catherine Hutton
CH 's friends included novelists Sarah Harriet Burney and Robert Bage , publisher Sir Richard Phillips , Elizabeth Arnold (whom she calls sister of Catharine Macaulay , but who was actually the sister of Macaulay's...
Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Sydney Owenson formed a lasting friendship with the poet Mary Tighe . In connection with the publishing of her second novel, she met the London publisher Richard Phillips and others in his circle, including William Godwin
Friends, Associates Anne Plumptre
Elizabeth Inchbald had written in veiled terms to Morgan before the latter's marriage of her own brief and unhappy acquaintance (something like patronage) withAP . This experience (which, she says, was well known to...
Material Conditions of Writing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
The Critical thought this probably inspired by recent books of travels to Greece.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
3d ser. 16 (1809): 282
In fact the archaeologist William Gell had suggested that Owenson should write about the Greek quest for...
Occupation William Godwin
In the year of his son's birth WG published his first of his half-dozen pseudonymous children's books for Richard Phillips : Bible Stories, as William Scolfield. Later titles appeared as by Edward Baldwin...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
The publisher Robinson initially encouraged EI to write her memoirs. She worked at them for years in old age, sending them to friends and publishers for comment. Publishers proved difficult: they feared scandal, yet were...
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
These are presumably the poems for which Phillips on 29 September 1806 offered her a hundred pounds (but not without seeing them first), plus twenty-five each for a hypothetical second and third edition.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Editors Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine Jewsbury, AMS Press.
1: 291-2
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
In manuscript this novel, planned in the same early period as St. Clair, extended to six volumes, transcribed for its author by a young admirer, Francis Crossley .
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora.
39, 57
She later said that...
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
She wrote it in summer 1805 as a guest at Longford House near Sligo.
Wordsworth, Jonathan. The Bright Work Grows: Women Writers of the Romantic Age. Woodstock Books.
In a preface written for a later edition she said that at the time it appeared it was dangerous...
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
She wrote it while a member of the Marquess of Abercorn ''s household, where she read it aloud in the evenings to less than informed criticism. As before, she and Phillips could not agree on...
Publishing Hannah Cowley
In January 1800 or November 1801 HC wrote from her Tiverton retirement to London publisher Richard Phillips about a literary project which sounds more like some new writing than a collected works. Angela Escott thinks...
Publishing Mary Robinson
MR began writing for the Monthly Magazine, published by Richard Phillips (as well as for the Morning Post).
Robinson, Mary. “Introduction”. Perdita: The Memoirs of Mary Robinson, edited by Moses Joseph Levy, Peter Owen.
Publishing Eliza Fenwick
This pseudonym was one of several names much used by the publisher, Richard Phillips , for books which have been supposed to be of his own composition. Phillips was a friend and associate of the...
Publishing Mary Hays
MH contributed often to Richard Phillips 's new Monthly Magazine. During 1796 also, she began reviewing books for the Analytical, edited by Mary Wollstonecraft , signing herself V.V.
Luria, Gina M. Mary Hays (1759-1843): The Growth of a Woman’s Mind. Ashgate.
Ferguson, Moira, editor. First Feminists: British Women Writers 1578-1799. Indiana University Press.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon.
109, 111
Hays, Mary. “Chronology and Introduction”. The Correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist, edited by Marilyn Brooks, Edwin Mellen, pp. xv - xx; 1.
Waters, Mary A. “’The First of a New Genus’: Mary Wollstonecraft as Literary Critic and Mentor to Mary Hays”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 415-34.


1792: Richard Phillips, still a bookseller in Leicester,...

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Richard Phillips , still a bookseller in Leicester, was imprisoned for publishing Tom Paine 's Rights of Man.


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