Maureen E. Mulvihill

Standard Name: Mulvihill, Maureen E.


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Tighe
MT 's mother, Lady Theodosia (Tighe) Blachford , was an early Irish Methodist. Through her mother's grandfather, the Earl of Darnley, she descended from the first Earl of Clarendon .
Shattock, Joanne. The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Oxford University Press, 1993.
She had published a...
Fictionalization Augusta Gregory
Sam McCready 's one-woman play entitled Coole Lady was mounted in 2005, with Joan McCready playing AG , by Handcart Ensemble Productions in New York (photos online, with a review for the city's Yeats Society...
Health Virginia Woolf
Commentary and analysis on her death does not abate. Maureen E. Mulvihill argues in a recent essay that Woolf 's suicide had a larger logic as response to a combination of external factors, apart from...
Leisure and Society Aphra Behn
St Hilda's College , Oxford, holds a portrait by Mary Beale , the most successful woman artist of her day, which has been thought to represent Behn. Scholar Maureen E. Mulvihill discussed (with illustrations)...
Leisure and Society Hester Lynch Piozzi
The National Portrait Gallery lists twelve portraits of HLP , dated 1781 to 1811 (though some of these derive from each other and a couple are conversation-piece prints). Sir Joshua Reynolds painted her with her...
Literary responses Margaret Cavendish
Douglas Grant published a life in 1957: Margaret the First: A Biography of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673. Late in the twentieth century, interest in her and her work escalated steeply. The first...
Occupation Ephelia
She was by all accounts an outstanding courtier, admired not only for her beauty but also for her style and wit (Freda Hast in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography quotes the word for...
Author summary Ephelia
The Restoration user of the name Ephelia was a remarkably assured, forceful, and accomplished poet (as well as a playwright), although she left, outside her single printed collection (1679), only four poems extant: political broadsheets...
Publishing Mary Tighe
A copy of the privately printed edition, beautifully inscribed to John Richardson at London on 24 July 1805, is now British Library C. 95 b. 38. A copy once owned by Lytton Strachey (with his...
Publishing Mary Tighe
MT 's portrait by Romney was reproduced as frontispiece.
Weller, Earle Vonard, and Mary Tighe. “Introduction / Memoir of Mary Tighe”. Keats and Mary Tighe, Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1966, p. vii - xxi.
The profits went to a House of Refuge for Unprotected Female Servants in Dublin—the favourite charity of MT 's mother. The work reached a...
Publishing Ephelia
The book was handsomely produced, having a decorated dedication page, and a frontispiece featuring an oval portrait (or fictitious portrait) of Ephelia, with a heraldic badge above the picture and a pedestal bearing her engraved...
Publishing Jane Austen
JA wrote of this novel, I can no more forget it, than a mother can forget her sucking child.
Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
She published it as a Lady: the only one issued this way, since later...
Publishing Mary Leadbeater
The University of Pennsylvania paid $976 US for a copy of this collection (not in mint condition) at the Peyraud sale in 2009.
Mulvihill, Maureen E. “Literary Property Changing Hands: The Peyraud Auction (New York City, 6 May 2009)”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 1, pp. 151 - 63.
An online edition of this collection by Maureen E. Mulvihill is available...
Reception Ephelia
Maureen E. Mulvihill calls Female Poems the first volume of English poetry in which a female voice takes a purely secular viewpoint.
Mulvihill, Maureen E. “Sly Stuart Duchess: The Many Masks of Mary Villiers (’Ephelia’)”. The Female Spectator (1995-), pp. 1 - 5.
Though the much earlier Isabella Whitney has a better claim to this...
Reception Ephelia
In the late nineteenth century H. B. Wheatley suggested in Samuel Halkett and John Laing 's A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain that Ephelia was somebody called Joan Phillips. This...


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