Eliza Haywood: The Fortunate Foundlings

Stewart, Carol, ed. (2018) Eliza Haywood: The Fortunate Foundlings. Critical Texts . Modern Humanities Research Association, Cambridge. ISBN 9781781882672

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The Fortunate Foundlings was one of Eliza Haywood's more successful novels, though it remains one of her lesser known works. It tells the story of a brother and sister left as babies in the care of a gentleman. Like many another eighteenth-century foundling, the siblings leave their guardian behind and make their own way in the world ... Also published here for the first time is her anonymous pamphlet of 1750, A Letter from H--- G---g, Esq., ostensibly a letter from Charles Edward Stuart's aide-de-camp, travelling with him after the prince's expulsion from France. Seemingly a straightforward expression of Jacobite sympathies, it also encodes support for the Patriot cause of the 1740s and '50s.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: foundlings,women,fiction,jacobites,politics,opposition,historical novel
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Research Group
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Date Deposited: 21 May 2024 11:31
Last Modified: 21 May 2024 11:31
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/95263

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