Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Henley, Samuel
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7 June 1786: During the absence abroad of William Beckford,...
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7 June 1786
During the absence abroad of William Beckford
, his tutor Samuel Henley
anonymously published his own English translation of Vathek, an Orientalgothictale which Beckford had originally written in French.