Well known and much admired in her lifetime, ESP
enjoyed friendships with many important literary figures, including publisher James Fields
(who has been described as Christ-like in sympathy and kindness)
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. Chapters From a Life. Houghton, Mifflin.
and his wife...
Intertextuality and Influence
B. M. Croker
The first chapter is has an epigraph from Pope
(A youth of frolic, an old age of cards) and Croker goes on to head her chapters with great literary names like Milton