1-9 of 9 Search Results for

Hannah Cowley

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Tanya Caldwell Hannah Cowley’s most popular plays were her domestic comedies. These engaged so deeply with the dramatic and literary traditions of her predecessors and contemporaries that she was sometimes accused of plagiarism. However, her goal in writing her plays as they address national issues...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2001
... will look at how three eighteenth-century comedies of manners, Hannah Cowley’s The Town Before You (1795), Henry Seymour Conway’s False Ap- Eighteenth-Century Life 25 (Winter 2001): 1–16 © 2001 by The College of William & Mary ECL25102-001-Elfe.p65 1...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to Joanna Baillie, one may suspect that he had a different comparison in mind, classifying her effusions with the newspaper verse of her imitators Rob- ert Merry, Mary Robinson, and Hannah Cowley. The Della Cruscans’ misap- propriation of Miltonic sublimity for purposes of diurnal self-­flattery had...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
... proof of woman’s rhetorical ability, for actresses recited the work of others and, moreover, in their immodesty, were considered almost as a third sex. The vogue ran throughout the century. In Hannah Cowley’s play The Belle’s Stratagem (1780) a young man cries, “Lord! What a fi ne thing...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... every genre that increased their constraints. 26 Eighteenth-Century Life As the century closes, Staves takes comfort in the comedies of playwrights Hannah Cowley, Sophia Lee, and Elizabeth Inchbald. Again, only in com- edy does Staves find women writers free to ridicule social conventions...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Univ., 2011). Pp. 200. 4 ills. $60 Engel, Laura. Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-­Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making (Columbus: Ohio State Univ., 2011). Pp. viii + 184. 22 ills. $44.95 Escott, Angela. “The Celebrated Hannah Cowley”: Experiments in Dramatic...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Christopher Chan This essay charts the reception of five widely read antislavery poems—Hannah More's Slavery (1788); Edward Rushton's West-Indian Eclogues (1787); William Roscoe's The Wrongs of Africa (1787 – 88); John Jamieson's The Sorrows of Slavery (1789); and James Field Stanfield's The Guinea...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 51 47. “To my Lady M. Cavendish, choosing the name of Policrite,” ll. 3–4 (Poems By the most deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips… [London, 1667], p. 142). 48. Hannah Woolley The Gentlewomans Companion, or A Guide to the Female Sex (Lon...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 3–18.
Published: 01 April 2001
...,” Studies in the Novel 25 (1995): 170–83. 31. The Historical Novel, trans. Hannah & Stanley Mitchell (Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska, 1962), p. 58. 32. “Poetical Reflections on a late Poem entituled Absalom and Achitophel” (1681), in Critical...