Standard Name: Aristotle


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Education Elizabeth Inchbald
In the early 1780s she was reading such challenging authors as Milton , Plato , Plutarch , and Aristotle .
Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America.
Education Anne Marsh
AM continued her studies into adult life, writing to her son in May 1844, I love Mathematics so much. There is something so beautiful to my mind in perfect demonstration but knowledge of any sort...
Education Alice Meynell
In the summer of 1852 Elizabeth and Alice Thompson (later AM ) began their education under their father's instruction. Recording her daughters' lessons, Christiana Thompson writes, Dear little angels do their writing . ....
Education Frances Reynolds
FR denied that she knew Latin, yet she used Latin tags in her letters. As an adult she worked persistently at self-education. Her commonplace-book contains her reading notes on Plato , Aristotle , Pliny ,...
Education Joan Riley
As a young child in Jamaica, JR says she found escape from the harsh realities of her life on the shelves of the local library. Reading whatever was available, she ranged from Shakespeare to...
Intertextuality and Influence Gertrude Stein
The narrator wants to present a history of The old people in a new world, the new people made out of the old,
Stein, Gertrude et al. The Making of Americans. Dalkey Archive Press.
but she establishes a tension between the two worlds from the...
Intertextuality and Influence Marina Warner
She begins with the Enlightenment thinking which displaced the ideas of Aristotle . Her first chapter is entitled, surprisingly, Wax; the others are Air, Clouds, Light, Shadow, Mirror, Ghost...
Intertextuality and Influence Joanna Cannan
Not only class, but class and national ideology is under the microscope here. The idea of Englishness is much appealed to. Price admonishes Lisa (who prattles freely of art and Aristotle and Baudelaire , though...
Intertextuality and Influence Sarah Fielding
The Cry concerns itself with burning issues for women, particularly those of intellectual conformity and of vulnerability to slander. Its authors show off their huge reading both ancient and modern, and coin new words with...
Intertextuality and Influence Marghanita Laski
To examine, once again, the implications of rigid and static class boundaries, ML creates a mock utopia based on caste. The action begins in 1945 on an island somewhere in the East, where a...
Literary responses Sappho
Sappho was praised by many of the great names in the classical world: Socrates , Lucian , Plutarch , Aristotle (who, however, wrote, the Mytileans honored Sappho even though she was a woman),
Sappho, and Andrew R. Burn. Lyrics in the Original Greek. Translator Barnstone, Willis, New York University Press.
Publishing Georgiana Chatterton
Many of GC 's last works were privately printed. According to the original Dictionary of National Biography, she first used this means of publication for Quagmire Ahead, 1864, then for A Plea for...
Textual Features Laura Riding
She intended it to run from the ancient Persian Empire to the time of King Herod (that is, the time of Christ), and to treat male characters in it (Cyrus , Alexander , Aristotle
Textual Production Dorothy L. Sayers
Reviews which DLS wrote for the Sunday Times during the 1930s allowed her to comment on most of her fellow crime-writers, notably Margery Allingham and Agatha Christie . She provided introductions for volumes of short...
Textual Production Mary Stewart
MS wrote My Brother Michael after she had visited Greece two or three times, and was wildly in love with it. She longed to set a book there, to re-create certain places for myself and...


1406: The influential work of ancient astronomer...

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The influential work of ancient astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) was translated into Latin.

1539: Juan de Zumárraga, Bishop of Mexico, destroyer...

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Juan de Zumárraga , Bishop of Mexico, destroyer of thousands of native manuscripts (documents of the Aztec, Maya, and Olmec civilizations), set up in Mexico City the first printing press in the Americas.

1543: Andreas Vesalius, professor of anatomy at...

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Andreas Vesalius , professor of anatomy at Padua University, published De humani corporis fabrica, and Nicolaus Copernicus published De revolutionibus.

1673: François Poulain (or Poullain) de la Barre...

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François Poulain (or Poullain) de la Barre published at Paris his Cartesian treatise on gender equality, De l'égalité des deux sexes, which was translated into English four years later.


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