Margaret J. M. Ezell

Standard Name: Ezell, Margaret J. M.

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Family and Intimate relationships Damaris Masham
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...
Literary responses 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...
Literary responses Elizabeth Delaval
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...
Literary responses Anne Halkett
Editor John Loftis finds AH 's to be one of the best and most sensitively written of seventeenth-century autobiographies in English.
Bampfield, Joseph. Colonel Joseph Bampfield’s Apology. Loftis, John and Paul H. HardacreEditors , Bucknell University Press, 1993.
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Recent interest in her is reflected in several books and articles, among them...
Literary responses Damaris Masham
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, 2001, pp. 49 -65.
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Literary responses Damaris Masham
George Ballard , 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...
names Ephelia
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...
Occupation Mary More
MM 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...
Publishing Anne Killigrew
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...
Publishing Bathsua Makin
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, 1673.
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Such ladies by this time included BM 's ex-pupils as well as prospective...
Reception Anne Whitehead
AW '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.
The...
Textual Features Elizabeth Bury
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...
Textual Features Elizabeth Delaval
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...
Textual Features Dorothy White
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, 2003, pp. 140 - 60.
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Phyllis Mack notes that unlike...
Textual Production Mary More
The Womans Right reached print in 2016, edited by Frances Teague and Margaret J. M. Ezell with Jessica Walker in Bathsua Makin and Mary More with a Reply to More by Robert Whitehall.

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