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Posted by Claudia Moser on 10:00 AM in , ,

Another surprise I presume, not many have heard of Elizabeth Inchbald, but she was a prolific English novelist, actress, and dramatist. During the 18th century she published quite a lot, unusual for that time!

One of her most famous plays is called Lovers' Vows and can be found here, a Gutenberg project. Let me know what you think of the dialogues!
 
Picture from here
 

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Nope, never heard of her. What a history lesson I am getting!


So interesting to learn about all these women writers through time.

Cattitude and Gratitude


I hadn't heard of her, but her play reminds me of the stereotypical Victorian melodramas!


Definitely never heard of her will look her up


After a very busy last couple of days, I am catching up on the a to z posts that I missed. Looking forward to checking yours out because I am learning so much!
Laura @ The Sweet Simple Things


You're right. I'm not familiar with this one.

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Never heard of her.


I had never heard of her Claudia, but I'm glad you're exposing these brilliant, talented and courageous women!


Thanks for introducing her, I had not heard of her either.


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@Inge - good
@Laura - welcome back and happy you are finding something interesting in my posts
@Joyce & Suzy & Linda & Jenn - neither did I prior to my search

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