Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Clarendon, 1999.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Grace Elliott||
GE 's father, Scottish barrister Hugh or Hew Dalrymple , had been a lieutenant in the British army, but took up the law about the time Grissel was born. He was said to have made...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Louisa Stuart||
LLS 's father, the third Earl of Bute , was a serious botanist and patron of science, and a keen amateur actor. He would have remained an obscure Scots peer, but for his chance acquaintance...
ML subscribed enthusiastically to the pro-John Wilkes , anti-Lord Bute views of the radical Opposition at the time of George III 's accession. She saw English society as corrupt and decadent, and looked...
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Gilding||
This volume collects poems written over a period of nearly twenty years, covering devotion (some hymns; praise of sermons by Turner as her local Dissenting minister), politics (a fable attacking Lord Bute ), social satire...
|Textual Features||Mary Latter||
The poem is in octosyllabics (or, considering the many feminine endings, in the hudibrastics of Samuel Butler ). After an opening address to the conventionally starving and scruffy nameless Grubstreet Muses!,
Latter, Mary. Liberty and Interest. James Fletcher, 1764.
|Textual Features||Frances Sheridan||
The Editor's Introduction names not only Richardson , but also John Home , whose tragedy Douglas, read aloud in the novel's opening pages, reminds Sidney's friend Cecilia of the old story of Sidney's distresses...
|Textual Production||Charlotte McCarthy||
CMC published, as Prudentia Christiania, her undated A Letter from a Lady to the Bishop of London. The bishop at this date was Richard Terrick .
The Feminist Companion is mistaken in reading...