Gunn, Peter. Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935. Oxford University Press, 1964.
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Since the cousin with whom she shared lessons was three years older, Ada Ellen read a good many books at that time which must have been far beyond . . . [her] powers. At twelve...
She was a pretty and an able student, often at the top of her class.
She was also an independent thinker: Miss Wooler suggested that, having finished the year's lessons, MT should memorize...
Gérin, Winifred. Charlotte Brontë: The Evolution of Genius. Clarendon Press, 1967.
Taylor, Mary. Mary Taylor, Friend of Charlotte Brontë: Letters from New Zealand and Elsewhere. Stevens, JoanEditor , Auckland University Press; Oxford University Press, 1972.
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The title-page quotes Hugh Blair on the blend in life of good with evil, and of how the evils of a guilty conscience eclipse those of poverty, disease or violence.
This is another...
Mackenzie, Anna Maria. Feudal Events. Minerva Press (William Lane), 1800.
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EP says she has studied to avoid a dictatorial tone . . . considering herself rather as one of those [women] she is addressing.
She writes as a strong-minded Christian, and makes use of...
Parker, Emma. Important Trifles. T. Egerton, 1817.
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Her range of literary reference and comment is wide: as well as Richardson (whose Clarissa she unequivocally praises),
it encompasses Blair , Sterne and Smollett as travel-writers, and Homer . Grant charges Samuel Johnson
Grant, Anne. Letters from the Mountains. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.