Richard Gifford

Standard Name: Gifford, Richard


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Friends, Associates Frances Brooke
Probably before her marriage, the future FB began a friendship with Richard Gifford (1725-1807), who helped her writing with comment and criticism.
McMullen, Lorraine. An Odd Attempt in a Woman: The Literary Life of Frances Brooke. University of British Columbia Press.
Literary responses Radagunda Roberts
A reviewer (who supposed that the author was male) judged this work a useful further abridgement of an existing abridgement, suitable for young ladies at school.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Frances Brooke mentioned it to Richard Gifford as a...
Textual Production Frances Brooke
She had contributions from several friends: her husband , Arthur Murphy , and Richard Gifford , and Lord Orrery , whose annotated copy survives in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library , University of Toronto
Textual Production Frances Brooke
Harvard University holds the manuscript of a pastoral, a farce, letters. In 2011 Harvard reported that it had digitized twenty-four letters from her to Richard Gifford (plus letters from Gifford to Brooke, and songs in...


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