Fowler, Marian. Redney: A Life of Sara Jeannette Duncan. Anansi, 1983.
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|Education||Sara Jeannette Duncan|
|Education||Mary Anne Barker||
Mary Anne's education consisted largely of the cosmopolitan polishing of the colonial ruling class; she felt later that she had had to manage her own learning without being taught. Her favourite book was Defoe 's...
|Education||Henry Handel Richardson||
The child Ethel Richardson was a great reader. She identified with male fictional characters, and cherished three books which her father gave her almost on his death-bed: The Pilgrim's Progress by Bunyan , Robinson Crusoe...
FB 's blindness meant that she did not have a formal education, and she very early felt the want of it.
From the age of seven, when she heard a sermon she did not...
Browne, Frances. The Star of Attéghéi; the Vision of Schwartz; and Other Poems. Edward Moxon, 1844.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Susanna Wesley|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Margery Allingham||
These gripping stories do not feature Albert Campion. Each is set in a small rural community where a culture of voracious gossip threatens the reputation and happiness of somewhat unconventional young women. In each the...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Penelope Aubin||
PA 's preface attacks the abominable Writings of the freethinker John Toland
and promises: If this Trifle sells you may be sure to hear of me again.
Welham, Debbie. “The Political Afterlife of Resentment in Penelope Aubin’s The Life and Amorous Adventures of Lucinda (1721)”. Women’s Writing, No. 1, pp. 49 -63.
It asserts her claim that she writes...
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Harriet Martineau||
Writing to Mary Russell Mitford of her hope that they might meet, HM acknowledged the influence which the spirit of your writings has had over me.
Her reading included Shakespeare , Smollett ...
L’Estrange, Alfred Guy Kingham, editor. The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford as Recorded in Letters from Her Literary Correspondents. Hurst and Blackett, 1882.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Florence Nightingale||
In this report FN explains how formerly nurses were women who were too old, too weak, too drunken, too dirty, too stolid, or too bad to do anything else.
While she recommends introducing...
Poovey, Mary. Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England. University of Chicago Press, 1988.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Penelope Aubin|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Catherine Fanshawe||
Memorials included just fifteen of her writings, both prose and verse. It added several poems to her known oeuvre. Epistle on the Subjects of Botany, containing a tale and much good advice welcomes the opening...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Beatrix Potter||
The Tale of Pigling Bland (written, significantly, in the days of BP 's own courtship) is a love-story in whose happy ending Pigling and his beloved Pig-wig go dancing off hand-in-hand Over the hills and...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Barker||
This and JB 's next novel are both more episodic than Love Intrigues. In To the Reader she defends her own patchwork method (so different from the extended narrative method which she associates, though...