Ann, Lady Fanshawe
Standard Name: Fanshawe, Ann,,, Lady
Birth Name: Ann Harrison
Married Name: Ann Fanshawe
Titled: Ann, Lady Fanshawe
ALF is one of a remarkable group of seventeenth-century memoirists, biographers, or autobiographers whose material was the English Civil War and its aftermath. She is part historian, part political or religious analyst, and part adventure writer.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Ann Bridge||
After Hungary her husband's next appointment, made in February 1943, was as ambassador to the Polish government in exile in London: a thankless task, says AB , at a time when the British government...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Catherine Fanshawe|
|Friends, Associates||Delarivier Manley||
For the next few months she took shelter with the former royal mistress the Duchess of Cleveland (formerly Lady Castlemaine), to whom the daughters of Ann Fanshawe had introduced her.
Manley, Delarivier. “Introduction”. New Atalantis, edited by Ros Ballaster, Pickering and Chatto, 1991, p. v - xxviii.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Henrietta Maria Bowdler|
|Leisure and Society||Carola Oman|
|Occupation||Lady Eleanor Butler||
In addition to their better-known activities, the women became antiquarians with a particular interest in women's writing. They copied early texts by women, like Ann Fanshawe 's still unpublished Memoirs. Henrietta Maria Bowdler sent...
|Reception||Brilliana, Lady Harley||
After having been long admired for their picture of female heroism in time of need, BLH 's letters are now coming under scrutiny as expressions of domestic Puritan ideology and of the involvement of private...
|Textual Features||Ann Bridge||
Though the authors declare on their opening page that the modern need is to supplement the exhaustive Baedeker with a selective guidebook (something designed to tell travellers what they cannot afford to miss), they actually...
|Textual Production||Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland|
|Textual Production||Virginia Woolf|
|Textual Production||Catherine Fanshawe|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Carola Oman|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Camilla Crosland||
In the preface she declares that she sought to simply set before the young women of the present day examples of wives and mothers who have done their duty under difficulties and temptations; and if...
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