Charlotte Lennox : an independent mind /
"Charlotte Lennox (c. 1729-1804) was an eighteenth-century English novelist whose most celebrated work, The Female Quixote (1752), is just one of eighteen works spanning a forty-three year career. Susan Carlile's critical biography of Lennox focuses on her role as the central figure in the...
University of Toronto Press,
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- I. The American
- New world thinking
- An English Sappho
- Making a trade of her wit
- Uniting the laudable affections of the mind
- II. The professional
- Debating "genius"
- Prospering in a patronizing profession
- "The same darling end ... by different means"
- Recasting a career
- III. The celebrity
- "The law of custom" ... or of "fools"?
- "Work upon that now!"
- Friendship, marriage, and motherhood
- "A pen that conferred immortality"
- Lennox's afterlife.