William Frend

Standard Name: Frend, William


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Hays
Her relationship with him had not been approved by her family since the young people had nothing much between them to live on. It had been fed by illicit correspondence, but MH had striven to...
Friends, Associates Mary Hays
Among her early mentors MH numbered Robert Robinson , William Frend (whose friendship she owed to her first book publication), and George Dyer .
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon.
Robinson introduced her to Joseph Priestley and John Disney ...
Instructor Augusta Ada Byron
Lady Byron employed a number of governesses to educate the young AAB at their various country homes. From the age of five Ada received full-time instruction in arithmetic, grammar, spelling, reading, music, geography, drawing, and...
Literary responses Mary Hays
The response of reviewers was favourable. The Critical praised MH for advantageously combining masculine and feminine qualities.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2nd ser. 4 (1792): 231
She first became acquainted with William Frend as a result of his admiration...
Literary responses Mary Hays
William Frend had read the work in manuscript and been much pleased, though he took the liberty of suggesting a few revisions.
Hays, Mary. The Correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist. Editor Brooks, Marilyn, Edwin Mellen.
Reviewers linked MH with Wollstonecraft, with results more often hostile than...
Wealth and Poverty Harriet Corp
HC applied (with a letter of recommendation from William Frend ) for financial help to the Royal Literary Fund .
Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.


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