Elizabeth Fox, Baroness Holland

Standard Name: Holland, Elizabeth Fox,,, Baroness
Used Form: Lady Holland


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Family and Intimate relationships Teresia Constantia Phillips
She had a couple of desultory affairs, one with a bankrupt surgeon and another with Colonel Vassall , a Boston merchant whom she had met abroad. She represents both these relationships as dominated by her...
Leisure and Society Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
Late in life EOB ran a kind of salon which was remarkable for being bohemian and operating on a shoestring: with tea rather than wine (unlike the lavish salons of contemporary society hostesses like Lady Holland
Literary responses Amelia Opie
This novel was an instantaneous success. Of the second edition the Critical Review (of May 1802) wrote: Seldom have we met with any combination of incidents, real or imaginary, which possessed more of the deeply...
Literary responses Lady Charlotte Bury
Elizabeth, Lady Holland , remarked that this was said to be better than LCB 's other books, but suggested that this was not much of a recommendation.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Literary responses Frances Jacson
Maria Edgeworth read this novel on its appearance (firmly preferring it to Jane Austen's Emma), and two years later mentioned it as the title defining FJ 's achievement.
Percy, Joan. “An Unrecognized Novelist: Frances Jacson (1754-1842)”. British Library Journal, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 81-97.
Published almost simultaneously with Austen
politics Lady Caroline Lamb
Like her birth family, LCL strongly supported a Whig and reformist political agenda.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan.
She told her cousin Lord Hartington , I have read Mary WollstonecraftRights of Woman, am become a convert.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan.
She also...
Reception Mary Russell Mitford
She contacted several people (including the novelist Lady Dacre and the Whig hostess and diarist Lady Holland ) for support in her application, which was fuelled by the examples of the pensions granted to Sydney Morgan
Textual Features Lady Charlotte Bury
The title-page quotes supposedly from Pope but actually from Prior : Nor tears that wash out sin, can wash out shame.
Bury, Lady Charlotte. The Divorced. Henry Colburn.
A news-item printed in the preliminary pages, allegedly from the Morning Post of...
Textual Features Lady Caroline Lamb
The printed selection begins with girlhood letters to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire 's elder daughter. It goes on to include correspondence with friends and publishers, analyses of feelings and comments on the experience of pregnancy...
Textual Features Lady Caroline Lamb
Using as a foundation her affair with Byron (not its actual events but its emotional impact), LCL tells a melodramatic, gothic tale in rhapsodic, overblown style. Critic Paul Douglass thinks the fourteen lyrics included in...
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
By 1912 VW had published on Margaret Cavendish (as Duchess of Newcastle), Ann, Lady Fanshawe , Elizabeth Carter , Anna Seward , Elizabeth, Lady Holland , Maria Edgeworth , Lady Hester Stanhope , theBrontë
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Melesina Trench
Particular sketches include an allegory sent to Mary Leadbeater entitled The Birth of Calumny
Trench, Melesina. The Remains of the Late Mrs. Richard Trench. Editor Trench, Richard Chenevix, Parker and Bourn.
and the later Holland House, written in the person of the Ghost of La Bruyère. This, in a...


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