Eglinton Wallace

Standard Name: Wallace, Eglinton
Birth Name: Maxwell
Used Form: Miss Eglatina Maxwell
Nickname: Betty
Married Name: Wallace
Titled: Lady
Used Form: Lady W-ll-ce
Indexed Name: Eglantine
EW 's career in print spanned less than a decade. She began in 1787, with a published comedy and a contribution to the controversy over Goethe 's sentimental novel Werter a poem and a statement of her own opinion. She continued writing plays, and from 1792 a number of prose commentaries (one of them entitled a sermon) on the moral and political state of the nation in the age of revolutions.


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Family and Intimate relationships Eliza Fenwick
He took with him a presentation copy of Godwin 's newly-published Political Justice.
Grundy, Isobel, and Eliza Fenwick. “Introduction and Appendices”. Secresy, 2ndnd ed, Broadview, pp. 7 - 34, 361.
The next year he published part one of a translation from French: Memoirs of General Dumourier, a military leader...
Textual Production Elizabeth Inchbald
Eglinton Wallace published a version of the same comedy the same year, under the title Diamond Cut Diamond, but hers was never staged.


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Wallace, Eglinton. A Letter to a Friend, with a Poem called, The Ghost of Werter. T. Hookham, 1787.
Wallace, Eglinton. A Sermon addressed to the People, pointing out the only sure Method to obtain a speedy Peace and Reform. S. and J. Reed, 1795.
Wallace, Eglinton. A Supplement to The Conduct of the King of Prussia. J. Bell, 1794.
Wallace, Eglinton. Diamond Cut Diamond: A Comedy. J. Debrett, 1787.
Wallace, Eglinton. Lady Wallace’s Address to the Margate Volunteers. W. Epps, 1795.
Wallace, Eglinton. Letter from Lady W-ll-ce, to Captain—. Couch and Lakin.
Wallace, Eglinton. Letter from Lady Wallace to Capt. William Wallace. J. Debrett, 1792.
Wallace, Eglinton. The Conduct of the King of Prussia and General Dumouriez. J. Debrett, 1793.
Wallace, Eglinton. The Ton, or Follies of Fashion. A Comedy. T, Hookham, 1788.
Wallace, Eglinton. The Whim, A Comedy. W. Epps; S. and J. Reed, 1795.