Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi
A Taste for EccentricityeBook - 2010
Scholars and readers who are interested in eighteenth-century British literature are surely familiar Other Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi in the light she came to be known in her lifetime and after: first, as the "formidable hostess" of Streatham House, South London, and then as an outcast from respectable eighteenth-century society after she had married the Italian piano teacher of her daughter. As a writer, her importance has long been that of a footnote to Samuel Johnson and as a consequence, s ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 271 pages)