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The Works of Mary Robinson, Part II vol 8

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    Regularly the subject of cartoonists and satirical novelists, Mary Robinson achieved public notoriety as the mistress of the young Prince of Wales (George IV). Her association with figures such as William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, and comparisons with Charlotte Smith, make her a serious figure for scholarly research.

    Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- References and Further Reading -- Plays -- Th e Lucky Escape (performed778) -- Nobody, a Comedy in Two Acts (performed 1794) -- Th e Sicilian Lover (1796) -- Pamphlets -- Impartial Refl ections on the Present Situation of the Queen of France (1791) -- A Letter to the Women of England (1799) -- Essays -- ‘Th e Sylphid Essays’, Morning Post (October 1799–February 1800) -- ‘Present State of the Manners, Society, &c. &c. of the Metropolis of England’, Monthly Magazine (August–November 1800) -- Biographical -- ‘Memoirs and Anecdotes of Eminent Persons’, Monthly Magazine (February–August 1800) -- Duc de Biron -- Philip Egalité -- Marie Antoinette -- ‘Biographical Sketches’ (1800–1) -- Rev. John Parkhurst -- Bishop Parkhurst -- Robert Ker Porter -- ‘Jasper. A Fragment’ (1801) -- Editorial Notes -- Textual Notes.