Edward Topham

Standard Name: Topham, Edward

Connections

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Dedications Leah Sumbel
LS published her scandalous Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Sumbel, late Wells . . . Written by Herself. Including Her Correspondence with Major Topham , Mr. Reynolds , &c ., a life-story dedicated...
Family and Intimate relationships Leah Sumbel
Most important among her various lovers was the minor writer Edward Topham , with whom her relationship approached a common-law marriage. (He had been briefly the lover of Mary Robinson .) LS says that Topham's...
Friends, Associates Anne Grant
Among AG 's acquaintances in her later years were Felicia Hemans and Thomas Campbell .
Paston, George, and George Paston. “Mrs. Grant of Laggan”. Little Memoirs of the Eighteenth Century, E. P. Dutton, 1901, pp. 237 - 96.
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Among those who praised her acute mind and generous nature were Edward Topham , John Gibson Lockhart .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
She...
Occupation Leah Sumbel
Mary Wells (later LS ) played for her own benefit in Small Talk; or The Westminster Boy, a farce by her lover Edward Topham ; the theatre was closed by a riot.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
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Occupation Leah Sumbel
She received rave reviews for this first appearance, as Mrs Cadwallader in The Author (a burlesque portrayal of a woman writer). Later that summer she swashbuckled as Macheath in a famous transvestite production of Gay
Publishing Hannah Cowley
HC 's poems to Della Crusca (Robert Merry ), written as Anna Matilda, appeared in Edward Topham 's The World, or Fashionable Advertiser, interspersed with Merry's replies.
Norton, J. E. “Some Uncollected Authors XVI: Hannah Cowley 1743-1809”. The Book Collector, pp. 68 -76.
75
Textual Production Leah Sumbel
The Fool, a farce by Edward Topham , lover of Mary Wells (later LS ), had some help from her in its writing.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
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Textual Production Leah Sumbel
Edward Topham , lover of Mary Wells (later LS ), launched a newspaper, The World, and Fashionable Advertiser, which she helped manage, edit, and write.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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