Bookcover of Elizabeth Montagu
Booktitle:

Elizabeth Montagu

Elizabeth Montagu, Salon (gathering), Blue Stockings Society, Edward Montagu (1692–1775), Scottish literature

Cred Press (2011-03-28 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-4-94893-7

ISBN-10:
6134948934
EAN:
9786134948937
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Elizabeth Montagu was a British social reformer, patron of the arts, salonist, literary critic, and writer who helped organize and lead the bluestocking society. Her parents were both from wealthy families with strong ties to the British peerage and intellectual life, and she married Edward Montagu, a wealthy man with extensive holdings, to become one of the wealthiest women of her era. She devoted this wealth to fostering English and Scottish literature and to the relief of the poor.She was born in Yorkshire to Matthew Robinson and Elizabeth Drake Robinson. She was the first of three daughters. Her maternal grandfather was Conyers Middleton, the illustrious Cambridge don, and she and her sister Sarah, the future novelist Sarah Scott, spent a great deal of time as children on extended stays with Dr. Middleton, as both parents were somewhat aloof. The two girls learned Latin, French, and Italian and studied literature. As a child, Elizabeth and Sarah, in particular, were very close
Publishing house:
Cred Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Iosias Jody
Number of pages:
68
Published on:
2011-03-28
Stock:
Available
Category:
General Humanities
Price:
29.00 €
Keywords:
Gathering, Stockings, society, literature, Duchess, Baron

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