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Eugenia and Adelaide, a novel (2019)
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Fitzer, A. (2019). Eugenia and Adelaide, a novel. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This is the first modern edition of Eugenia and Adelaide, a novel written by Frances Sheridan, née Chamberlaine, to be published since the original, posthumous publication of 1791. Sheridan completed the novel when she fifteen years old, and it... Read More

‘Start not, gentle reader!’: Re-reading Alicia LeFanu’s Helen Monteagle (1818) (2019)
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Fitzer, A. (in press). ‘Start not, gentle reader!’: Re-reading Alicia LeFanu’s Helen Monteagle (1818). Romantic Textualities: Literature and Print Culture, 1780-1840,

This article is the first to re-read Helen Monteagle as a contribution to understandings of the variety of prose fiction published in the Romantic period. Its circulation in print coincided with that of Frankenstein and Northanger Abbey, and its disa... Read More

Editing Women's Writing, 1670-1840 (2018)
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A. M. Fitzer, & A. Culley (Eds.), (2017). Editing Women's Writing, 1670-1840

This edited volume is the first to reflect on the theory and practice of editing women’s writing of the 18th century. The list of contributors includes experts on the fiction, drama, poetry, life-writing, diaries and correspondence of familiar and le... Read More

Fashionable connections: Alicia LeFanu and writing from the edge (2018)
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Fitzer, A. M. (2018). Fashionable connections: Alicia LeFanu and writing from the edge. Romanticism, 24(2), 179-190. https://doi.org/10.3366/rom.2018.0371

This article focuses upon Alicia LeFanu (fl. 1809–36), author of several poems, six multi-volume novels, a critical biography of her grandmother, Frances Sheridan, and articles for the Court Magazine. Descended from an eminent literary family, and si... Read More

Revealing influence: the forgotten daughters of Frances Sheridan (2013)
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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)
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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

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)
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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

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