Eliza Fenwick

(c. 1766—1840) writer

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(c. 1766–1840), novelist and writer of children's literature. Friend and correspondent of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Hays, Fenwick associated with radical writers of the 1790s and entered, through her literary works, contemporary debates over the value of sensibility [11] and the virtues of female education.


From An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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