Alicia D'Anvers

Standard Name: D'Anvers, Alicia
Birth Name: Alice Clarke
Married Name: Alice Danvers
Self-constructed Name: Alicia D'Anvers
ADA is a remarkably skilled and hard-hitting verse satirist of the late Restoration period, who writes about international politics and about the misogynist, ingrown, self-satisfied culture of the university to whose press her father was printer.


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death Edmund Spenser
Spenser's early women readers who were also poets seem to have included An Collins and Alicia D'Anvers . Later women writers in English either found him useful for raising the status of the romance genre...
Textual Features Germaine Greer
Its nearly fifty poets include Margaret Cavendish , Katherine Philips , and Aphra Behn ; however, the anthology also presents more obscure writers like Diana Primrose , An Collins , Mary Carey , Anna Trapnel
Textual Production Jan Morris
Morris was writing too early to know of the existence of that splendid Oxford satirist Alicia D'Anvers , or to include in a section called Port and PrejudiceMary Jones 's early-eighteenth-century fantasy of a...


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D’Anvers, Alicia. A Poem upon His Sacred Majesty. Tho. Bever, 1691.
D’Anvers, Alicia. Academia. Randal Taylor, 1691.
D’Anvers, Alicia. The Oxford-Act. Randal Taylor, 1693.