Socially speaking, Bath was a good choice for her, putting her within reach of, for instance, James Leake
and Ralph Allen
, as well as many friends visiting from London. The group comprising her, Scott
Intertextuality and Influence
Her poem played its part in the establishment of Bath as a resort which was respected and fashionable, on both medical and cultural grounds. When James Leake
published a revised edition of A Tour of...
It was next-door to the shop of James Leake
, who became her publisher.
She dedicated it to her doctor brother John
, saying it was you first gave me Courage to appear abroad—
Shuttleton, David. “’All Passion Extinguish’d’: The Case of Mary Chandler, 1687-1745”. Women’s Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of a Canon, 1730-1820, edited by Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain, St Martin’s Press, 1998, pp. 33-49.
that is, to appear in print before the public. She said it was...