Carter, Elizabeth

Carter, Elizabeth,

1717–1806, English poet and translator. Under the pen name Eliza she contributed for years to the Gentleman's Magazine. One of the group of 18th-century women known as the bluestockings, she was a friend of Johnson, Burke, Reynolds, and Horace Walpole. Collections of her poems appeared in 1738 and 1762. Her translations of Epictetus were published in 1758.

Bibliography

See her memoirs (1807); study by A. C. C. Gaussen (1906); Bluestocking Letters (ed. by R. B. Johnson, 1926).

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The plenary session featured Diana Project founders, Professors Candida Brush, Patricia Greene, Nancy Carter, Elizabeth Gatewood, and Myra Hart in an interactive session moderated by CWEL's Duffy, which focused on how the Diana Project has created a new model of collaborative publishing.
Newly-qualified librarians, from left: Nicola Watkinson, Lynne Henderson, Carol Visser, Meira Jones, Isabel Phillips, Angela Friel, Sonia Rocke, Jenny Jones, Nick Roe, Deborah Salisbury, Bernadette Carter, Elizabeth Evans and library services head Paul Jeorrett
The girls' team was made up of Kristen Benjamin, Caroline Comeau, Caitlyn Conlin, Jessica Foley, Lauren Guba, Bridget Hally, Lindsay Lavin, Noreen McDonnell, Nicole Peltier, Meghan Allen, Susan Dell'Olio, Gabrielle Demac, Sarah Hopkins, Katherine Lizotte, Mary McDonald, Alexis Carter, Elizabeth Ford, Nicolette Forhan, Shaylin McNally, Stephanie Moriarty, Mariana Peltier, Julie Dell'Olio, Courtney Fallon, Elizabeth Victoria, Gabriele Franger, Kayleigh Gallagher, Julia Johnson, Julie O'Connor, Alexandra Penny, Jessica Richard, Jenny Sex, Hannah Stahl, Emily Waters and Allison Weyler.
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However, despite the similarity of character, Anne Carter, Elizabeth Friars, Jackie Rayner and Maxine Peckson manage to preserve the individuality of their performances, without which the play could not be the success it is.
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For the most part, the essays focus on the first generation of Bluestockings, with particular attention paid to Elizabeth Carter, Elizabeth Montagu, Sarah Scott, and Elizabeth Vesey.