Elizabeth Pope

Standard Name: Pope, Elizabeth
Used Form: Elizabeth (Yonge) Pope


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Julia Young
She had six brothers and twenty-five cousins, of whom she said she was the last survivor.
Lloyd, Nicola. “Mary Julia Young. A Biographical and Bibliographical Study”. Romantic Textualities, No. 18.
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Her interest in and close knowledge of the theatre makes one wonder if she was related to...
Textual Features Mary Julia Young
MJY 's poem, in fast-moving heroic couplets, opens with Genius invoking the aid of Fancy. Fancy insists that the most beautiful and versatile of the muses is Thalia (who presides over comedy). After urging the...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Julia Young
The earlier Adelaide and Antonine, whose lovers take refuge from the French Revolution in England, is balanced by Agnes, or The Wanderer, whose protagonist (another Revolution victim) is ordered by her doomed husband...


26 January 1797: Elizabeth (Younge) Pope, who had been acting...

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26 January 1797

Elizabeth (Younge) Pope , who had been acting since 1768 and was felt to be second only to Sarah Siddons , gave her final performance at Drury Lane ; she died nearly six weeks later.


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