Lynda M. Thompson

Standard Name: Thompson, Lynda M.


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Literary responses Teresia Constantia Phillips
Critic Lynda M. Thompson argues that TCP and Laetitia Pilkington (her close predecessor in publication, regularly linked with her in contemporary gossip) were doing something quite new in revealing their transgressive sex lives and blaming...
Literary responses Teresia Constantia Phillips
The Thais of the title was an ancient courtesan. Historian Kathleen Wilson says that in JamaicaTCP acquired the nickname of The Black Widow in allusion to her many marriages and her supposedly destructive effect...
Literary responses Laetitia Pilkington
Wordsworth chose from her works eleven melancholy and religious couplets from Sorrow, for inclusion in his manuscript anthology presented to Lady Mary Lowther at Christmas 1819. He omitted the later part of the poem...
Violence Teresia Constantia Phillips
Nine months after her mother died, TCP , aged thirteen, was raped by Thomas Grimes, a nobleman who got her drunk and tied her up. He was not, as long assumed, the future Lord Chesterfield


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Thompson, Lynda M. The "Scandalous Memoirists". Manchester University Press, 2000.