Lady Louisa Stuart
Standard Name: Stuart, Lady Louisa
Birth Name: Louisa Stuart
Styled: Lady Louisa Stuart
LLS , writing in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, published almost nothing deliberately. It was mostly after her death that her writings filtered into print. Her poems show an acute and original mind. Her letters and memoirs show, besides their fluency and charm, the powers of a literary critic and cultural historian.
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Caroline was born in a lying-in tent . . . pitched in the best drawing-room of a furnished house, under two gloomy and dramatic Salvator Rosa paintings; Lady Louisa Stuart jokingly suggested that these had...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Henry Fielding||
His distant relation Lady Louisa Stuart stoutly maintained, nearly a century later, that this was not so discreditable to his character as it may sound—that the bond between them was a mutual one, formed...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Caroline Scott||
Her mother, Frances, Lady Douglas , had had a deeply unhappy childhood, since her own mother appeared to entertain for her nothing but dislike and contempt, and treated her in a way that appears to...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Susan Tweedsmuir|
|Friends, Associates||Caroline Scott||
CS had a circle of close female friends which included her mother's friend Lady Louisa Stuart . In late 1838 she suffered the death of her closest friend.
Watson, J. Steven, Lady Louisa Stuart, and J. Steven Watson. “Introduction”. Memoire of Frances, Lady Douglas, edited by Jill Rubenstein, Scottish Academic Press, 1985.
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach||
EMA continued to live a crowded social life despite the circles where she was not received. She corresponded with Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe ,
and claimed to have built a friendship with Lady Bute (daughter...
Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach,. “Introduction”. The Beautiful Lady Craven, edited by Lewis Saul Benjamin and Alexander Meyrick Broadley, Bodley Head, 1914, p. i - cxxxviii.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Charlotte Lennox|
|Leisure and Society||Lady Eleanor Butler|
|Literary responses||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
According to a delighted Hervey, Pope was infuriated. Swift thought the Verses were badly written. Montagu's granddaughter Lady Louisa Stuart thought that for high-born writers to jeer at Pope's family was shameful. On the whole...
|Literary responses||Sir Walter Scott|
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Carter|
|Occupation||John Wilson Croker|
CS became a painter and musician of some accomplishment. According to Lady Louisa Stuart she called her drawings dark-coloured, [her] music touching, and [her] style pathetic.
Three years before she was married she produced...
Stuart, Lady Louisa, and J. Steven Watson. Memoire of Frances, Lady Douglas. Rubenstein, JillEditor , Scottish Academic Press, 1985.
|Publishing||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
The first printing, on expensive paper, was quickly followed by a cheaper reprint which corrected some of the more glaring errors. A family-edited Letters and Works followed in December 1836, dated on its title-page 1837...
|Textual Features||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
From Lady Louisa Stuart 's report of the first volume to be written after its author's marriage (the only one she was permitted to read) it sounds as if it contained reportage rather than introspection...
By January 1821
Ballantyne's Novelists Library began publication; it was completed in 1824.