Teresa Guiccioli

Standard Name: Guiccioli, Teresa
Used Form: Countess of Guiccioli


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Family and Intimate relationships George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
Apart from Byron's rumoured sexual relation with his half-sister, Augusta Leigh , the most notorious among his many affairs were those with Lady Caroline Lamb , Claire Clairmont , and Teresa Guiccioli . Lamb's remarkable...
Friends, Associates Fanny Kemble
During this visit, FK met American writer and abolitionist Catharine Maria Sedgwick and later got to know the rest of the Sedgwick family, including Elizabeth Sedgwick . She often found a refuge at their home...
Friends, Associates Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
From 1832, when she began writing and editing in earnest, she entertained such figures as Benjamin Robert Haydon , Isaac D'Israeli , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , and Byron's former mistress the Countess Guiccioli (who visited England...
Literary responses Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
This book sparked both sensation and controversy. It was the starting point for Blessington's friendships with Isaac D'Israeli and Edward Bulwer-Lytton .
Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press.
Some critics were sceptical as to whether her friendship with Byron had...
Publishing Fanny Kemble
John Murray bought the publication rights for the play for £450.
Clinton, Catherine. Fanny Kemble’s Civil Wars. Simon and Schuster.
He presented a copy of the eighth edition (which appeared before the end of the year) to the Countess Guiccioli on her visit...
Publishing Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
It is a point of debate among scholars whether Blessington saw and used the memoirs of himself which Byron wrote but later burned.
Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington,. “Introduction”. Conversations of Lord Byron, edited by Ernest J. Lovell, Princeton University Press, pp. 3-114.
Later editions include those of 1893 and 1969 (the former mangles...
Reception Mary Renault
After completing Return to Night (published in 1947), MR spent six months researching a novel about the life of Byron . She abandoned the project when she became aware that previously unpublished correspondence between Byron...


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