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A political biography of Delarivier Manley

Author: Rachel Carnell
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Eighteenth-century political biographies, Volume no. 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Tory pamphleteer, playwright and satirical historian, Delarivier Manley was regarded by her contemporaries Jonathan Swift and Robert Harley as a key member of the Tory propaganda team. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Manley, Mrs.; Manley, Mrs.; Manley, Mrs.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carnell
ISBN: 9781315653228 1315653222 9781317315414 1317315413 9781317315421 1317315421
OCLC Number: 1082248659
Notes: Originally published 2008 by Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Limited.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 306 pages)
Contents: 1. 'A long untainted descent' : her father's daughter? --
2. Roger Manley : 'A scholar in the midst of a camp' --
3. A 'liberal education' : youth and early life in London --
4. A 'female wit': 1694-6 --
5. 'Some more [and less] profitable employ' : 1697-1705 --
6. Not yet a propaganda writer : 1705-8 --
7. '[T]hrowing the first stone' : 1709 --
8. Writing under a Tory ministry : 1710-14 --
9. 'A celebrated 'muse' : 1714-24.
Series Title: Eighteenth-century political biographies, Volume no. 3.
Responsibility: by Rachel Carnell.


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'Carnell's research is meticulous ... a highly useful addition to our knowledge about late Restoration and very early eighteenth century political culture.' Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer 'a Read more...

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