Literary historian Margaret J. M. Ezell
notes the unavoidable incompleteness of modern conceptions of DM
which is entailed by the invisibility of her mother and her female circle, even though Masham represents the mother's influence...
Mary, Lady Chudleigh
Editor Margaret Ezell
notes how several women readers copied MLC
's most celebrated poem, To the Ladies, into irrelevant volumes, which they presumably thought a more secure repository than scraps of paper for a...
The antiquarian H. H. E. Craster
first described this volume in the early twentieth century in an address to a Newcastle meeting of his fellow specialists, but this did not produce any interest in literary...
Editor John Loftis
's to be one of the best and most sensitively written of seventeenth-century autobiographies in English.
Bampfield, Joseph. Colonel Joseph Bampfield’s Apology. Editors Loftis, John and Paul H. Hardacre, Bucknell University Press.
Recent interest in her is reflected in several books and articles, among them...
Critic Margaret J. M. Ezell
, in a detailed discussion of this poem, sees it as a strongly argued position about the treatment of women as projections of masculine desires.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “’Household Affaires are the Opium of the Soul’: Damaris Masham and the Necessity of Women’s Poetry”. Write or Be Written, edited by Ursula Appelt and Barbara Smith, Ashgate, pp. 49-65.
, in compiling his Memoirs of Eminent Ladies, praised the Observations which the Virtuous and excellently knowing LadyDM
made in this book on the Tyrannick Insolence, Oppressive and Monopilizing Tempers of...
The names and titles below are those of the most strongly-backed contender for the identity of the poet Ephelia.
Margaret J. M. Ezell
, however, suggests that the Duchess of Richmond might be the Eugenia...
was a portrait-painter and copyist, who left paintings in her family. The only one of her visual works known to survive, heavily retouched, hangs in the Bodleian Library
in Oxford. It was thought to...
The title-page said 1686. The frontispiece is an engraving from one of AK
's two painted self-portraits. Jonathan Swift
had a copy in his library. During the twenty-first century, copies of this handsome little book...
She dedicated it To all Ingenious and Vertuous Ladies, more especially to her Highness the Lady Mary
, the future queen.
Makin, Bathsua. An Essay to Revive the Antient Education of Gentlewomen. Thomas Parkhurst.
Such ladies by this time included BM
's ex-pupils as well as prospective...
's husband, George
, marked her death with Piety Promoted by Faithfulness, manifested by several testimonies concerning that true servant of God Ann Whitehead, a volume of writings by about twenty-five people.
Literary historian Margaret J. M. Ezell
notes that breaking into poetry signifies celebration, and quotes a stanza that features the virgin spouses of Christ rejoicing in the Holy Land.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “From Manuscript to Print: A Volume of Their Own”. Women and Poetry, 1660-1750, edited by Sarah Prescott and David Shuttleton, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 140-60.
Phyllis Mack notes that unlike...
Her letters, likewise (judging from the fifteen or so which Samuel was able to find and print), are much concerned with advising her often younger correspondents on their spiritual lives and on practical applications of...
The classification of her book is problematic. It has been called both a religious diary and a commonplace-book. In fact its long, prose, diary-entry-like passages are interspersed with prayers, a poem, and copies of letters...
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “’Household Affaires are the Opium of the Soul’: Damaris Masham and the Necessity of Women’s Poetry”. Write or Be Written, edited by Ursula Appelt and Barbara Smith, Ashgate, 2001, pp. 49-65.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “’To Be Your Daughter in Your Pen’: The Social Functions of Literature in the Writings of Lady Elizabeth Brackley and Lady Jane Cavendish”. Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 281-96.
Makin, Bathsua et al. Educating English Daughters. Editors Teague, Frances et al., Iter Academic Press; Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2016.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “Elizabeth Delaval’s Spiritual Heroine: Thoughts on Redefining Manuscript Texts by Early Women Writers”. English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, edited by Peter Beal and Jeremy Griffiths, Vol.
, British Library; University of Toronto Press, 1992, pp. 216-37.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “From Manuscript to Print: A Volume of Their Own”. Women and Poetry, 1660-1750, edited by Sarah Prescott and David Shuttleton, Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, pp. 140-60.
Mary, Lady Chudleigh,. “Introduction”. The Poems and Prose of Mary, Lady Chudleigh, edited by Margaret J. M. Ezell, Oxford University Press, 1993, p. xvii - xxxvi.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. The Patriarch’s Wife. University of North Carolina Press, 1987.
Mary, Lady Chudleigh,. The Poems and Prose of Mary, Lady Chudleigh. Editor Ezell, Margaret J. M., Oxford University Press, 1993.