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  • Bell, Maureen, George Parfitt, and Simon Shepherd (eds.),

A Biographical Dictionary of English Women Writers 1580-1720. Boston: G.K. Hall and Co., 1990.

  • Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, Isobel Grundy (eds.),

The feminist companion to literature in English  : women writers from the Middle Ages to the present. London, Batsford, 1990.

  • Donoghue, Frank,

"'Our last expedient': female literary careers", in The Fame Machine. Book reviewing and eighteenth-century literary careers. Stanford Ca, Stanford University press, 1996, p. 159-176.

  • Ferguson, Moira (ed.),

First Feminists: British Women Writers, 1578-1799. Bloomington, IN /Old Westbury, NY: Indiana University Press / Feminist Press, 1985.

  • Keane, Angela,

Women writers and the English nation in the 1790s. Cambridge studies in romanticism 44. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

  • Mellor, Anne K.,

Mothers of the Nation. Women's Political Writing in England, 1780-1830. Bloomington/Indianapolis, Indiana University press, 2000.

  • Otten, Charlotte F. (ed.),

English Women's Voices, 1540-1700. Miami: Florida International Press, 1992 (anthology).

  • Schellenberg, Betty A.,

The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

  • Staves, Susan,

A literary history of women's writing in Britain, 1660-1789. Cambridge, Cambridge University press, 2006.

  • Todd, Janet (ed.)

A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800. London: Methuen, 1984.

  • Todd, Janet (ed.)

British Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide. New York: Continuum, 1989.

  • Trodd, Anthea et al. (ed.),

Women's Writing in English. London: Longman, 1998, several volumes (1150-1500, 1500-1700, 1700-1800).

  • Wilcox, Helen (ed.),

Women and Literature in Britain 1500-1700. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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