Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Halsband, RobertEditor , Clarendon Press, 1967.
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His deathbed is famous for his dispensing of moral advice to his stepson; but he died unreconciled to his lifelong friend Steele , with whom he had been publicly and bitterly at odds over political matters.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Because of her mother's early death, MBE , she said later, was largely self-educated, her teachers being plenty of the best books.
Apart from the family library, a half-guinea annual subscription to the Ipswich Mechanics' Institution
Black, Helen C. Notable Women Authors of the Day. D. Bryce, 1893.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Anne Wharton||
Her grandmother engineered this marriage with some secrecy. Thomas Wharton broke off another half-arranged match, and AW seems to have had a reciprocated love for a Mr Arundel, who defeated Wharton in a duel but...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Delarivier Manley||
She was rumoured, too, to have had an affair with the writer Richard Steele .
Manley, Delarivier. “Editorial Materials”. A Woman of No Character: An Autobiography of Mrs Manley, edited by Fidelis Morgan, Faber, 1986, p. various pages.
|Friends, Associates||Joseph Addison||
JA 's time at Charterhouse began, and his time at Oxford confirmed, his friendship with Richard Steele , with whom his name was to become inextricably linked as a result of their shared periodical ventures...
|Friends, Associates||Jane Brereton|
|Friends, Associates||Delarivier Manley||
She was, however, a good friend of Richard Steele during the time of her relationship with Tilly. She helped Steele find a midwife when he had fathered an illegitimate baby. The friendship ended when he...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Savage||
The opening poem, Nothing New, situates the anxieties of authors in regard to critics in the tradition of anxieties of lovers: both are right to be anxious. The contents include an English translation of...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Susan Smythies|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Eliza Haywood||
This was the first periodical for women to take advantage of the monthly format, which was still fairly new. Unlike other magazines, it used fiction as its staple, while also including advice on behaviour, relationships...
|Intertextuality and Influence||A. Woodfin||
She learns to condemn her parents' treatment of her when she boards in a family who deliberately favour the ugly, deformed one of their young twins, to redress the balance. She feels a great relief...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Caroline Bowles||
The melodramatic sketch Pride and Passion relates how the engagement of Hargrave and Helena is broken after Hargrave reveals the story of his past romance with Abra, a poor Mulatto girl.
This reads like...
Bowles, Caroline. The Widow’s Tale and Other Poems. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822.