Sarah Butler

Standard Name: Butler, Sarah
Birth Name: Sarah
Married Name: Sarah Butler
SB (if she existed) was an obscure Irish writer who died in the early eighteenth century, before the publication of her collections of national history under the guise of fiction or romance. Someone of this name also wrote two petitions.


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Occupation Edmund Curll
Curll was apprenticed sometime around 1697 to 1699, and set up in business for himself by early 1706.
Baines, Paul, and Pat Rogers. Edmund Curll, Bookseller. Clarendon Press.
12, 22
He became a particularly agile entrepreneur with a nose for new market niches and an...
Publishing Jane Barker
The title-page (followed by Carol Shiner Wilson 's editiion) says 1715. Such post-dating, says Kathryn King , is typical of Curll 's publishing practices.
Wilson, Carol Shiner, and Jane Barker. “Introduction”. The Galesia Trilogy and Selected Manuscript Poems of Jane Barker, Oxford University Press, p. xv - xliv.
xxiv, 177n1
King, Kathryn R. Jane Barker, Exile: A Political Career 1675-1725. Clarendon Press.
Exilius was at least partly written by 1687...
Textual Features Charlotte Brooke
Her preface to the whole volume expresses regret, probably purely conventional, that her comparatively feeble hand cannot wield the pen of learning and antiquity.
Brooke, Charlotte. Reliques of Irish Poetry. George Bonham.
She professes to be [u]nacquainted with the rules of translation...


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Butler, Sarah. “Introduction”. Irish Tales, edited by Ian Campbell Ross et al., Four Courts Press, 2010, pp. 9-31.
Butler, Sarah. Irish Tales. Editors Ross, Ian Campbell et al., Four Courts Press, 1010.
Butler, Sarah. Irish Tales. E. Curll, 1716.