Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Hill, Bridget
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|Cultural formation||Barbara Blaugdone||
She was said to have been well-connected, though whether this was through her parents or her husband is likewise unclear. Her contacts suggest that she was at least at ease with the upper classes, and...
|Literary responses||Catharine Macaulay|
Bridget Hill remarks in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography that the text had probably already circulated widely in manuscript for years.
It is now available from Early English Books Online.
Astell's late twentieth-century reputation as a feminist foremother led to a biography by Ruth Perry (1986), a one-volume selection of her work edited by Bridget Hill (The First English Feminist, 1986), and editions...
Her biographer Bridget Hill identifies CM 's fame as having lasted fifteen years: from the publication of her first volume to the date of her second marriage (1763-78). But in fact she continued to command...
|Textual Features||Catharine Macaulay||
The work is in fact, says biographer Bridget Hill , as relevant to the status of English radicalism as the French Revolution.
Hill, Bridget. The Republican Virago: The Life and Times of Catharine Macaulay, Historian. Clarendon Press, 1992.
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