Sylvia Harcstark Myers

Standard Name: Myers, Sylvia Harcstark

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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
Hannah More 's biographer M. G. Jones dated the heyday of the Bluestocking salons as 1770-85, but EM had been holding salons for twenty years before this.
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press, 1952.
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The Bluestocking Circle, 1990, by Sylvia Harcstark Myers
Friends, Associates Catherine Talbot
Her closest friends in childhood were Jemima Campbell (later Marchioness Grey) and Lady Mary Grey (later Gregory) .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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Literary historian Sylvia Harcstark Myers relates a story about the anxiety which Jemima, Lady Grey, claimed...
Friends, Associates Catherine Talbot
After their first meeting they did not see each other again for six years, and their relationship was always conducted largely by letter. Their friendship was immensely important to them, and had elements of the...
Literary responses Hester Mulso Chapone
Her brother John wrote of the Praises that resound on all Sides following the publication of this book, though he regretted that reviewers, in praising the moral content, had ignored the literary style.
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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Recently Sylvia Harcstark Myers
Publishing Hester Mulso Chapone
The book was a resounding success in the market. She had had the idea for these advice letters in 1765, when the niece who was to receive them was only eight. Montagu encouraged her to...
Reception Mary Delany
George Ballard honoured MD with the dedication of the second volume of his Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain, 1752, calling her the truest judge and brightest pattern
Thaddeus, Janice. “Mary Delany, Model to the Age”. History, Gender & Eighteenth-Century Literature, edited by Beth Fowkes Tobin, University of Georgia Press, 1994, pp. 113 - 40.
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of female accomplishments. She...
Textual Production Catherine Talbot
The barely teenage CT wrote for a cousin her Letter to a New-born Child, daughter of Mr John Talbot , a son of the Lord Chancellor.
CT 's uncle Charles Talbot became Lord Chancellor...

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