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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Ephelia; Ephelia|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ephelia; Maureen E Mulvihill; Betty S Travitsky; Anne Lake Prescott
|Description:||180 pages : facsimiles, portraits ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Contents: Preface by the General Editors; Introductory note; A poem to his sacred majesty, on the plot, written by a gentlewoman (1678); A poem as it was presented to his sacred majesty, on the discovery of the plott, written by a lady of quality (1679), with an enlarged image of the poem's woodcut initial; Female poems on several occasions. Written by Ephelia (1679); Advice to his grace (c. June, 1681); Appendices: Appendix A. Two portraits of Lady Mary Villers, by Sir Anthony Van Dyck (c. 1630s); Appendix B. 'A funerall elegie on Sr. Thomas Isham Barronet' (c. 9 August 1681; Nottingham Library), with an enlarged image of the manuscript's armorial watermark and the volume editor's unedited transcription; Appendix C. Title page, Female poems on several occasions. Written by Ephelia. The second edition, with large additions (1682).|
|Other Titles:||Printed writings, 1641-1700.
|Responsibility:||selected and introduced by Maureen E. Mulvihill ; general editors, Betty S. Travitsky and Anne Lake Prescott.|
'Ephelia now takes her clear place in the Age and the canon, and remains a symbol for all those contemporary women writers... Some Ephelia scholars have wondered if she was a man, or a group of men