April Alliston

Standard Name: Alliston, April


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Sophia Lee
SL 's mother, Anna Sophia Lee , acted with her husband from summer 1751; occasionally their professional paths diverged. In 1766-7 she was earning two pounds a week. Although Scottish by family, she was born...
Literary responses Sophia Lee
Some reviewers expressed unease about the blending of history with fiction; but even they felt no embarrassment at commending Lee in the same breath and in the same terms as her sources, William Robertson 's...
Textual Production Sophia Lee
SL published the final volumes of The Recess.
April Alliston notes that the second edition was sensitively corrected and revised—if not by SL then by someone who understood her artistic aims. In the third...
Textual Production Sophia Lee
The Recess is dedicated to Sir John Eliot, Elliot, or Elliott , a Scottish physician who was successful and popular in London. (His wife, Grace, née Dalrymple , had left him for another man, and...
Travel Harriet Lee
HL and Anna, her youngest sister, spent several weeks travelling in Wales: one of their ports of call was Llangollen.
Editor April Alliston is not certain whether or not they visited Lady Eleanor Butler


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Lee, Sophia. “Introduction”. The Recess, edited by April Alliston, University Press of Kentucky, 2000, p. ix - lii.
Lee, Sophia. The Recess. Editor Alliston, April, University Press of Kentucky, 2000.