Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Boyle, Sir Courtenay EdmundEditor , E. P. Dutton; John Murray, 1902.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Boyle|
|Literary Setting||Elizabeth Helme||
The important nunnery at Godstow near Oxford, standing beside the River Thames, was the supposed place of retirement for the penitent mistress of Henry II , Rosamund Clifford or the Fair Rosamond. The...
The Cornhill Magazine published MO 's story Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamund.
Greenfield, John R., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 159. Gale Research, 1996.
|Textual Features||Sarah Pearson||
None of the poems here was included in the volume of 1790; several of them bear the date of 1795, like the closing Rosamond to Henry the Second , During her Confinement at Woodstock...
|Textual Production||Mary Russell Mitford||
MRM saw herself as a professional dramatist, and in the tradition of that metier she was always alert for stories of distant origin, or forgotten or unfinished plays by others, which might be reworked for...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Michael Field||
Fair Rosamund chronicles the legend of young Rosamund 's tragic love for Henry II, King of England . In the end Rosamund, now the king's mistress stabs herself with a knife given to her by...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Elizabeth Jenkins||
The ten women here share varying degrees and varying combinations of sexual, political, or literary notoriety. Two of them—Elizabeth Inchbald and Lady Blessington —hold the status of professional authors. Two more—Becky Wells (whom...