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1st Edition

A Political Biography of Eliza Haywood

ISBN 9781138663558
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

While under arrest in 1750 on suspicion of producing a seditious pamphlet Eliza Haywood insisted she ‘never wrote any thing in a political way’. This study of the life and works, the first full-length biography of Haywood in nearly a century, takes the measure of her duplicity.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 ‘Her Approach to Fame’: 1714—29; Chapter 2 Memoirs of a Certain Island Adjacent to Utopia; Chapter 3 Theatrical Thirties: 1729—37; Chapter 4 Adventures of Eovaai; Chapter 5 At the Sign of Fame: 1741—4; Chapter 6 The Female Spectator; Chapter 7 The Parrot; Chapter 8 Epistles for the Ladies; Chapter 9 Was Haywood a Jacobite?; Chapter 10 Epilogue: The Invisible Spy;

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