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Revealing influence: the forgotten daughters of Frances Sheridan (2013)
Journal Article
Fitzer, A. M. (2013). Revealing influence: the forgotten daughters of Frances Sheridan. Women's Writing, 20(1), (64-81). doi:10.1080/09699082.2013.754258. ISSN 0969-9082

This article adopts a literal and metaphorical conceptualization of progeny to explore influence in relation to the works of the novelist and dramatist Frances Sheridan (1724-66) and her youngest daughter Elizabeth Sheridan, afterwards LeFanu (1758-1... Read More

"Feeling and sense beyond all seeming" : private lines, public relations and the performances of the LeFanu circle (2011)
Journal Article
Fitzer, A. M. (2011). "Feeling and sense beyond all seeming" : private lines, public relations and the performances of the LeFanu circle. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 38(2), (26-37). doi:10.7227/nctf.38.2.5. ISSN 1748-3727

This article aims to give Alicia Sheridan some share of the limelight so far afforded Richard Brinsley and, more recently, their mother, Frances Sheridan. The article examines for the first time Alicia Sheridan's contribution to the enthusiasm for pr... Read More

Relating a life : Alicia LeFanu's Memoirs of the life and writings of Mrs Frances Sheridan (2008)
Journal Article
Fitzer, A. M. (2008). Relating a life : Alicia LeFanu's Memoirs of the life and writings of Mrs Frances Sheridan. Women's Writing, 15(1), (32-54). doi:10.1080/09699080701871427. ISSN 0969-9082

Since its publication in 1824, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Mrs Frances Sheridan has remained the only biography of one of the eighteenth century's most successful women writers. It has also endured as the most wellknown of the writings of its... Read More