Memoirs of Mary Robinson Perdita None

  • Title: Memoirs of Mary Robinson: Perdita
  • Author: Mary Robinson J. Fitzgerald Molloy
  • ISBN: 9780548293966
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
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      Librarian Note There is than one author by this name in the database.Mary Robinson, nee Darby 1757 1800 was an English poet and novelist During her lifetime she was known as the English Sappho She was also known for her role as Perdita heroine of Shakespeare s The Winter s Tale in 1779 and as the first public mistress of George IV After seeing her as Perdita, and declaring himself enraptured with her, the Prince of Wales, offered Mary Robinson twenty thousand pounds to become his mistress However, he soon tired of her and abandoned her after a year, refusing to pay the money Her reputation was destroyed by the affair, and she could no longer find work as an actress Eventually, the Crown agreed to pay Robinson five thousand pounds, in return for the Prince s love letters to her In 1783, at the age of 26, Robinson suffered a mysterious illness that left her partially paralyzed From the late 1780s, she became distinguished for her poetry In addition to poems, she wrote six novels, two plays, a feminist treatise, and an autobiographical manuscript that was incomplete at the time of her death.



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    1. ‘In this awe-inspiring habitation, which I shall henceforth denominate the Minster House, during a tempestuous night, on the 27th of November, 1758, I first opened my eyes to this world of duplicity and sorrow.’The remarkable story of an inspiring woman, Mary Robinson’s memoirs offer a compelling insight into the world of a middle-class woman in the second half of the eighteenth-century. Actress, poet, novelist, consort of princes, mother, abused wife, social commentator, Mary Robinson liv [...]

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