Dorothy Coventry, Lady Pakington

Standard Name: Pakington, Dorothy Coventry,,, Lady


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Literary responses Sarah Trimmer
ST 's work made a great impact. She was one of the twenty-four most-reviewed women writers of 1789-90.
Hawkins, Ann R., and Stephanie Eckroth, editors. Romantic Women Writers Reviewed. Vol. 3 vols., Ashgate Publishing Company.
The young Elizabeth Benger in her Female Geniad, 1791, called ST a successor to Dorothy, Lady Pakington
Textual Features Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
EOB writes in terms of a women's tradition: for instance, she praises Barbauld for praising Elizabeth Rowe . She makes confident judgements and attributions (she is sure that Lady Pakington is the real author of...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Matilda Betham
Catharine Macaulay , she insists, was pleasing and delicate in her person, and a woman of great feeling and indisputable abilities, though the democratic spirit of her writings has made them fall into disrepute.
Feminist Companion Archive.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Lady Mary Walker
The title character, Eliza de Crui, sets the tone for discussion by writing from Brussels to Mrs Pierpont at Liège with the remark that, since it is so hard to say anything new, she will...


October 1658: The Whole Duty of Man appeared: a hugely...

Writing climate item

October 1658

The Whole Duty of Man appeared: a hugely influential guide to religious living, ascribed generally to Richard Allestree but sometimes to others, notably Dorothy, Lady Pakington .


No bibliographical results available.