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Author: Hays, Mary

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1760
Year of death:1843
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12fms:   Origin • Location where born : London, England • Location where died : London, England   National identity • Nationality : English • Mother tongue : English   Marital status : single   Number of children : 0   Social class : middle   Religion/ideology : Dissenter

Relations to other authors: Friend of Wollstonecraft, Mary &&&

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12fms: Profession(s) and activities: - fiction writer - political writer - contributor to periodical press - feminist - historian - philosopher Languages in which she published : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors : Philosopher and writer William Godwin (friend) Philosopher, social reformer and writer William Frend (intimate friend) Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Cf. - Ty, Eleanor, Unsex'd Revolutionaries, Toronto,1993 (review in ECF 12 (1999) 111). svd - The correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British novelist [Texte imprimé] / edited by Marilyn L. Brooks (in BnF). - Gina Luria Walker, Mary Hays, the growth of a woman's mind (2006).
Websites: Mary Hays in Orlando
Mary Hays in Chawton House Library

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 Appeal to the Men of Great Britain on behalf of Women (1798)
E 2 Female biography, or Memoirs of illustrious and celebrated women of all ages and countries (1803)
E 3 Letters and Essays (1793)
E 4 Memoirs of Emma Courtney (1796)
E 5 The Hermit, an Oriental tale (1786)
E 6 The victim of prejudice (1799)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Wollstonecraft, Mary &&&   -   A Vindication of the Rights of Woman