Standard Name: Haywood, Eliza
Birth Name: Elizabeth Fowler
Married Name: Eliza Haywood
Pseudonym: A Young Lady
Pseudonym: The Authors of the Female Spectator
Pseudonym: The Author of the Fortunate Foundlings
Pseudonym: The Son of a Mandarin, residing in London
Betsy Thoughtless first brought to the post-Richardsonian novel a female viewpoint unmonitored by male mentors. Her Female Spectator was the first woman's work in the new magazine genre.was the most prolific novelist by number of titles (even ignoring those doubtfully ascribed) between and . She also wrote poems, plays, periodicals, conduct books, translation, and theatre history. Her output of 72 works and four collections (actual or planned) skews all graphs of the rising output of published works by women. Some readers find the endless, breathless sex scenes of her earlier fiction tedious; but behind the sensationalism is a sharp mind. She is hilariously satirical, pointedly topical, formally inventive and experimental, and trenchantly critical of power misused (in both political and gender relations). Her career shows a certain direction as well as a constant opportunism. The varied origins of the novel gave her scope for original hybridizations of the pliable new form. Her
Haywood, Eliza. A Letter from H—— G——, Esq. Printed and sold at the Royal Exchange, Temple Bar, Charing Cross, and all the Pamphlet Shops of London and Westminster, 1750.
Haywood, Eliza. A Present for a Servant-Maid. T. Gardner, 1743.
Haywood, Eliza. A Wife to be Lett. D. Browne, Jr. and S. Chapman, 1723.
Haywood, Eliza. Adventures of Eovaai. S. Baker, 1736.
Haywood, Eliza. Anti-Pamela. J. Huggonson, 1741.
Haywood, Eliza. Bath-Intrigues. J. Roberts, 1724.
Haywood, Eliza. Cleomelia. J. Millan, 1727.
Haywood, Eliza. Dalinda. C. Corbett and G. Woodfall, 1749.
Haywood, Eliza. “Elegy on Manley”. The Plain Dealer, edited by Aaron Hill, No. 53, A. Hill and W. Bond.
Haywood, Eliza. Epistles for the Ladies. T. Gardner, 1750.
Haywood, Eliza. Fatal Fondness. J. Walthoe and J. Crokatt, 1725.
Haywood, Eliza. Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburgh. W. Mears and J. Brindley, 1729.
Haywood, Eliza. Idalia. D. Browne, Jr., W. Chetwood, and S. Chapman, 1723.
Haywood, Eliza. “Introduction”. Three Novellas, edited by Earla Wilputte, Colleagues Press, 1995, pp. 1-15.
Haywood, Eliza. “Introduction”. Adventures of Eovaai, edited by Earla Wilputte, Broadview, 1999, pp. 7-40.
Haywood, Eliza. “Introduction and Chronology of Events in Eliza Haywood’s Life”. The Injur’d Husband, or, The Mistaken Resentment; and, Lasselia, or, The Self-Abandon’d, edited by Jerry C. Beasley, University Press of Kentucky, 1999, p. ix - xlii.
Haywood, Eliza. “Irish Artifice”. The Female Dunciad, T. Read, 1728, pp. 17-30.
Gomez, Madeleine Angélique Poisson de. L’Entretien des Beaux Esprits. Translator Haywood, Eliza, F. Cogan and J. Nourse, 1734.
Gomez, Madeleine Angélique Poisson de. La Belle Assemblée. Translator Haywood, Eliza, D. Browne, Jr., and S. Chapman, 1724.
Haywood, Eliza. Lasselia. D. Browne, Jr., and S. Chapman, 1723.
Boursault, Edmé. Letters from a Lady of Quality to a Chevalier. Translator Haywood, Eliza, William Chetwood, 1720.
Haywood, Eliza. Life’s Progress Through the Passions. T. Gardner, 1748.
Haywood, Eliza. Life’s Progress Through the Passions. Garland Publishing, 1974, http://HSS.
Haywood, Eliza. Love in Excess. W. Chetwood, 1720.
Haywood, Eliza. Love in Excess. Editor Oakleaf, David, Broadview, 1994.