Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Warton, Jane
Birth Name: Jane Warton
Pseudonym: A Lady
tried her hand at various genres of literature during the later eighteenth century, without making any one her own. She published poetry, essays, conduct books, and a remarkable novel. She may have been an influence on the critical writing of her influential brothers. Much of her writing has failed to survive.
Her notorious nom de guerre was chosen with no thought of Jane Warton
the eighteenth-century writer, but from a sympathetic relative named Warburton (which she altered because of distinguished bearers of that name) and from...