Melvyn New

Standard Name: New, Melvyn


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Literary responses Aphra Behn
When the work was reprinted by Hesperus in 2004, with no editor's name, Melvyn New found it inexcusable that Behn's text was billed as based on Bonnecorse's clever idea slightly executed. Behn, he declared roundly...
Publishing Mary Astell
MA dated her preface 17 July 1694, and published as the Author of the Serious Proposal to the Ladies—a mark of confidence in a book only just appearing. These letters had been, as the...
Reception Amy Levy
A revival began with Melvyn New 's edition in 1993 of her Complete Novels and Selected Writings.
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press.
Although AL 's poetry is comparatively slighted in this edition, her work has been regularly included...


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New, Melvyn. “Review of Hesperus reprints”. The Scriblerian, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 302-3.
Levy, Amy. The Complete Novels and Selected Writings of Amy Levy, 1861-1889. Editor New, Melvyn, University Press of Florida, 1993.