As an adult she was frequently engaged in serious, self-improving study. Her reading included ancient classics (Demosthenes
) and modern writings on conduct (Henrietta Maria Bowdler
's Essay on...
Intertextuality and Influence
Phippy, the skinny, inadequate, lower-class Hugh Minden Philipson, makes a progress from school . . . . . . to school
Larkin, Philip, and Rodney Fitzgerald. Incidents from Phippy’s Schooldays. Allen, Brenda and James AchesonEditors , Juvenilia Press, 2002.
(first as pupil, then as teacher). A scholarship takes him to an evidently...