John Toland

Standard Name: Toland, John


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Cultural formation Sarah, Lady Cowper
SLC was a fervent Anglican : her husband felt her piety would wear out a parson, let alone a man of some religious scepticism like himself.
Kugler, Anne. Errant Plagiary: The Life and Writing of Lady Sarah Cowper, 1644-1720. Stanford University Press.
When in 1701 she met the free-thinking philosopher...
Intertextuality and Influence Penelope Aubin
PA 's preface attacks the abominable Writings of the freethinker John Toland
Welham, Debbie. “The Political Afterlife of Resentment in Penelope Aubin’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>The Life and Amorous Adventures of Lucinda</span> (1721)”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 49-63.
and promises: If this Trifle sells you may be sure to hear of me again.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
It asserts her claim that she writes...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Tollet
Her long feminist polemic Hypatia was written in response to an ongoing controversy between radical John Toland and reactionary Thomas Lewis (both equally at odds with Tollet's thinking). Toland praised Hypatia and excoriated the persecuting...
Literary responses Catharine Trotter
Her defence brought praise from Locke himself (of the strength and clarity of her reasoning), a gift of books, and the opening of an actual correspondence. It brought her, too, warm praise from John Toland


1678: An anonymous, blasphemous pamphlet, the Traité...

Writing climate item


An anonymous, blasphemous pamphlet, the Traité des trois imposteurs, got into print after first circulating in manuscript.


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