Nathaniel Lee

Standard Name: Lee, Nathaniel


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Friends, Associates Aphra Behn
AB was intimate with the writers' and artists' circles of her day. She befriended Thomas Otway , and allowed him to act in her first play, when he was an insecure youth of nineteen. She...
Intertextuality and Influence Henrietta Rouviere Mosse
The title-page quotes a passage from Nathaniel Lee . The preposterous plot is related in sentimental style, and is populated at first with model characters, though the author utters frequent reminders that they are exceptions...
Reception Aphra Behn
An anonymous Young Lady (most probably Delarivier Manley ) published a pindaric elegy on AB , along with another by Nathaniel Lee .
Mendelson, Sara Heller. The Mental World of Stuart Women: Three Studies. Harvester Press.
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Spencer, Jane. Aphra Behn’s Afterlife. Oxford University Press.
Textual Features Catharine Trotter
CT 's dedication sets out her own literary and dramatic models: Shakespeare , Dryden , Otway , and Nathaniel Lee .
Clark, Constance. Three Augustan Women Playwrights. Peter Lang.
The play, set in late fifteenth-century France, concerns royal marriage. Charles VIII
Textual Production Constantia Grierson
Barber's volume (not, as it turned out, entered in the Stationers' Register until 17 May 1735) includes Upon my Son's speaking Latin in School to less Advantage than English, which is said to be...
Textual Production Elizabeth Meeke
As the author of The Sicilian, EM published Anecdotes of the Altamont Family, a novel whose title-page quotes Nathaniel Lee .
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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Textual Production Anne Wharton
She dedicated it with the strongest expressions of friendship to one Mary Howe , whom she may have employed as waiting-gentlewoman or companion. She seems to have made some use of works by La Calprenède


17 March 1677: Nathaniel Lee's tragedy The Rival Queens...

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17 March 1677

Nathaniel Lee 's tragedyThe Rival Queens opened on stage.

Probably September 1680: Nathaniel Lee's tragedy The Princess of Cleve...

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Probably September 1680

Nathaniel Lee 's tragedyThe Princess of Cleve was first performed.

1684: John Banks's tragedy The Island Queens (which...

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John Banks 's tragedy The Island Queens (which featured Mary Queen of Scots as heroine and Elizabeth I as villain) was defiantly published after having been banned from the stage.


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