Fenwick, E. (Eliza)

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Eliza Fenwick, English writer. Best known for her epistolary novel Secresy, or, The Ruin on the Rock, she also wrote several works for children. Fenwick's social circle included Charles and Mary Lamb, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Mary Hays, and for a brief period in 1807 she took over the running of William Godwin's Juvenile Library bookshop in London.

From the description of Eliza Fenwick manuscript material : 3 items, 1802-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218290872

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referencedIn Shelley's circle correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1799-1925] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Fenwick, E. (Eliza). Eliza Fenwick manuscript material : 3 items, 1802-1832 New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Hays, Mary, 1759 or 60-1843. person
associatedWith Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. person
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Birth 1766-02-01

Death 1840-12-08


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