Sarah Fyge

Standard Name: Fyge, Sarah
Birth Name: Sarah Fyge
Married Name: Sarah Field
Married Name: Sarah Egerton
Pseudonym: Mrs. S. F.
Pseudonym: Mrs. J. E.
Pseudonym: Mrs. L. D.
Pseudonym: A Lady in Vindication of her Sex
Nickname: Clarinda
SF 's career as a feminist poet began when she was very young, in the late seventeenth century, and continued into the eighteenth century. Her letters, although they were printed, seem not to have been written for publication.


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Friends, Associates Mary Pix
MP 's wide circle of friends included her fellow female playwrights Delarivier Manley , Catharine Trotter , and Susanna Centlivre , as well as the poet Sarah Fyge and actresses Elizabeth Barry and Susannah Verbruggen
Friends, Associates Susanna Centlivre
SC 's friends included the dramatist George Farquhar , the actress Anne Oldfield , the writers Abel Boyer , Tom Brown , Sarah Fyge , Sarah, Lady Piers , and all the other women writing...
Friends, Associates Delarivier Manley
DM 's friendship with Sarah Fyge (whom she had visited in the country the previous summer) turned to bitterness when Fyge gave evidence in court which implicated DM in a forgery fraud.
Manley, Delarivier. “Introduction”. New Atalantis, edited by Ros Ballaster, Pickering and Chatto, p. v - xxviii.
Textual Features Delarivier Manley
This book is often seen as a sequel, and it retails the same type of scandal as the New Atalantis, but without the supernatural mediating characters. It too purports to be translated: this time...
Textual Features Laetitia-Matilda Hawkins
The preface by L anticipates criticism, defends the title, and admits borrowing from Gilpin 's Hints for Sermons. LMH returns here to the much-discussed questions of women's education and social behaviour (she deplores the...
Textual Production Delarivier Manley
She contributed two poems of her own: written as Melpomene and Thalia, the tragic and comic muse. The other contributors were Sarah Fyge , Sarah, Lady Piers , Mary Pix , and Catharine Trotter .
Textual Production Mary Pix
MP wrote a commendatory poem for Sarah Fyge 's Poems on Several Occasions.
Greer, Germaine et al., editors. Kissing the Rod. Virago.
414, 415
Textual Production Elizabeth Thomas
ET's poem (coupled in this volume with the elegy which Sarah Fyge also contributed to The Nine Muses) was reprinted in her Miscellany Poems, 1722.
Thomas, Elizabeth. Miscellany Poems on Several Subjects. Thomas Combes.
Textual Production Eugenia
The Eugenia who published The Female Advocate chose a favourite title as well as a favourite pseudonym. The title had already been used by Sarah Fyge , 1686, and was to be used again by...


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Fyge, Sarah. “Introduction, Note on the Text, Note on the Illustrations”. The Female Advocate, edited by Peter Merchant et al., Juvenilia Press, 2010, p. xi - xxvii.
Fyge, Sarah. Poems on Several Occasions. J. Nutt, 1703.
Fyge, Sarah. The Female Advocate. John Taylor, 1686.
Fyge, Sarah. The Female Advocate. Editors Merchant, Peter and Steven Orman, Juvenilia Press, 2010.