Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
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
'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.
'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, 1991, p. v - xxviii.
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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...