Elizabeth, Lady Echlin

Standard Name: Echlin, Elizabeth,,, Lady


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Friends, Associates Mary Latter
An unnamed correspondent whom Latter mentions in her first-published volume (an unmarried woman or girl) was a friend of Lady Echlin (in turn the friend of and commentator on Samuel Richardson ).
Latter, Mary. The Miscellaneous Works, in Prose and Verse. C. Pocock.
Late in...
Friends, Associates Samuel Richardson
His close friends, too, included a remarkable number of writing women: among others Sarah Fielding , sister of his literary arch-rival, Jane Collier , Hester Mulso (later Chapone) , Susanna Highmore (later Duncombe) , and...
Literary responses Samuel Richardson
With Clarissa's rape and death, Richardson's circle became more critical than they had been all along, and objections from them and other readers began flowing thick and fast. The whole novel was discussed in print...
Textual Production Sarah Fielding
This work, no longer attributed to SF 's single authorship, was printed, as several of hers were, by Samuel Richardson . But letters written about it by Lady Barbara Montagu (friend and partner of the...


Probably 10 July 1748: Dorothea, Lady Bradshaigh, wrote her first...

Writing climate item

Probably 10 July 1748

Dorothea, Lady Bradshaigh , wrote her first letter to Samuel Richardson , signing herself Belfour.

February 1755: Samuel Richardson read the alternative ending...

Writing climate item

February 1755

Samuel Richardson read the alternative ending to his novelClarissa that Lady Echlin (sister of Lady Bradshaigh ) had been spurred to write by her revulsion at Clarissa's rape and unmerited death.


Elizabeth, Lady Echlin,. An Alternative Ending to Richardson’s Clarissa. Editor Daphinoff, Dimiter, Francke Verlag, 1982.