Valerie Rumbold

Standard Name: Rumbold, Valerie

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Friends, Associates Alexander Pope
Pope's relationships with women, particularly women who wrote, tended to be complicated and turbulent. They have been ably studied by scholar Valerie Rumbold . Contrary to rumour, he apparently liked and respected Anne Finch ...
Literary responses Judith Cowper Madan
Falconer Madan wrote that this poem had in parts real merit—which for him is high praise.
Madan, Falconer. The Madan Family. Oxford University Press, 1933.
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Valerie Rumbold has observed that JCM 's Abelard voices her own anxiety for moral closure
Rumbold, Valerie. “The Poetic Career of Judith Cowper: An Exemplary Failure?”. Pope, Swift, and Women Writers, edited by Donald C. Mell, University of Delaware Press, 1996, pp. 48 -66.
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Literary responses Judith Cowper Madan
In Pope 's lines Cowper (mild, sober, serene, virgin) thus becomes the acceptable female poet, in contrast with the unacceptable Montagu, who shines, glares, and strikes the eye.
Rumbold, Valerie. “The Poetic Career of Judith Cowper: An Exemplary Failure?”. Pope, Swift, and Women Writers, edited by Donald C. Mell, University of Delaware Press, 1996, pp. 48 -66.
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Literary responses Judith Cowper Madan
Roger Lonsdale in 1990 followed Falconer Madan in supposing that her child-bearing and the influence of John Wesley and the Methodists amounted to sufficient explanation for her ceasing to write. Valerie Rumbold suggested in 1996...
Literary responses Jane Wiseman
JW may perhaps have been one of those lampooned by Alexander Pope in his Dunciad, though if so his draft reference to her was dropped before the poem was published. Critic Valerie Rumbold notes...
Literary responses Mary Caesar
Valerie Rumbold noted the allusions and double meanings with which MC offered the pleasures of complicity and solidarity to imagined readers (even though it seems likely that her husband was the only person to read...
Literary responses Mary Leapor
The emphasis placed on ML by Roger Lonsdale in his revolutionary Eighteenth-Century Women Poets, 1989, was welcomed by reviewers.
Leapor, Mary. “Introduction”. Poems, edited by Ann Messenger and Richard Greene, 2003.
Donna Landry , virtually originating the late twentieth-century interest in labouring-class women poets of this...
Literary responses Judith Cowper Madan
Rumbold has remarked that JCM is not assertive enough for a satirist: that her poem on Philips lacks force.
Rumbold, Valerie. “The Poetic Career of Judith Cowper: An Exemplary Failure?”. Pope, Swift, and Women Writers, edited by Donald C. Mell, University of Delaware Press, 1996, pp. 48 -66.
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Textual Features Frances, Lady Norton
Memento Mori has a frontispiece depicting Lady Gethin 's happy death. In her dedicatory epistle, FLN says that Gethin was not only my Only One, but in all Particulars an Extraordinary One.
Frances, Lady Norton,. Memento Mori. J. Graves, 1705.
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The body...
Textual Production Judith Cowper Madan
Valerie Rumbold concluded her ODNB entry: much of Madan's most interesting work remains unpublished.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

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