Arthur Murphy

Standard Name: Murphy, Arthur


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Family and Intimate relationships Grace Elliott
In her earliest years in Paris she was the mistress first of the comte d'Artois (who much later reigned as Charles X ) and then of the duc de Chartres (later duc d'Orléans , later...
Friends, Associates Frances Brooke
FB knew Samuel Johnson well by 1755, before the days of his greatest fame. According to family legend, she and her sister were the ladies whom he teased because they had noticed his omission of...
Friends, Associates Hester Lynch Piozzi
Other Streatham habitueés were Sir Joshua Reynolds , Arthur Murphy , Edmund Burke , Oliver Goldsmith , Charles Burney , and David Garrick .
Clifford, James L. Hester Lynch Piozzi (Mrs Thrale). Clarendon Press.
Later came the young Frances Burney , who became a...
Friends, Associates Mary Ann Radcliffe
MAR had some contacts who encouraged her literary pursuits: Arthur Murphy the playwright, and Alexander Geddes , the liberal Catholic theologian and bible translator, whom she met through Lady Traquair. Geddes acted as a...
Friends, Associates Anna Williams
Williams enjoyed cordial relations with other members of Johnson's circle, like Elizabeth Carter (who helped with subscriptions for Williams's book when Johnson was dragging his feet) and Hester Thrale (who contributed). Carter counted her a...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Julia Young
The title-page has two epigraphs. The first begins with two lines from Milton 's Il Penseroso (perhaps alluding to its musical setting by Handel ), which go on to link the nightingale with Anna...
Literary responses Dorothea Celesia
A prologue by William Whitehead mentioned DC 's right to inherit her father's theatrical talent, in spite of her sex: No Salick law here bars the female's claim. It concluded with the statement that critics...
Occupation Mary Robinson
Still in her teens, Mary Darby (later MR ) was praised by the actor Thomas Hull , and introduced to David Garrick and Arthur Murphy . Garrick decided to groom her as the Cordelia to...
Textual Production Frances Brooke
She had contributions from several friends: her husband , Arthur Murphy , and Richard Gifford , and Lord Orrery , whose annotated copy survives in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library , University of Toronto
Textual Production Frances Burney
After the triumph of Evelina, FB 's first intention was to write for the stage. She had the encouragement of Richard Brinsley Sheridan , manager of Drury Lane Theatre , and of dramatist Arthur Murphy .
Burney, Frances. The Complete Plays of Frances Burney. Editor Sabor, Peter, William Pickering.
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Textual Production Mary Ann Radcliffe
By the advice of the writer and lawyer Arthur Murphy , MAR suggested another project to her publisher; but he did not approve it.
Radcliffe, Mary Ann. The Memoirs of Mrs. Mary Ann Radcliffe. Printed for the author.
Feminist Companion Archive.
Textual Production Mary Julia Young
The poem is dedicated by their sincere admirer, the author, to those, whose dramatic excellence suggested it.
Young, Mary Julia. Genius and Fancy; or, Dramatic Sketches. H. D. Symonds and J. Gray.
1792, prelims
MJY did not claim it with her name until its re-issue with other poems in 1795...


By June 1762: Arthur Murphy anonymously published An Enquiry...

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By June 1762

Arthur Murphy anonymously published An Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of Literary Property.


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