British Literary Salons of the Late Eighteenth and Early by Susanne Schmid (auth.)

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Since Holland House was a Whig cultural and political center, these chapters will also consider the collaborative efforts involving the Edinburgh Review. Case studies of important guests (Samuel Rogers, Smith, and Moore) as well as Byron’s feud-turned-friendship will highlight the sociable turbulences, rounded off by the storms that Lamb’s revengeful novel, Glenarvon, caused. Chapters 6 and 7 will describe Blessington’s activities, whose first traveling salon in Italy in the 1820s was of a rather fluid nature and is documented in her travelogue The Idler in Italy and the Conversations of Lord Byron.

But as we parted with you & Mr. W. 58 As the first notebook probably covers the early 1790s, Mr. W. may be Walpole. The feeling that an embrace needs justification indicates, like other passages, the writer’s feeling that the women’s friendship needed to be defended. “Infinite pleasure,” “affection,” and “suffering” all point at strong emotional involvement yet not necessarily at a sexual liaison. What kind of relationship did they have under Walpole’s eyes? Did he understand? Rumors of a homosexual affair surrounded Walpole and Conway, Damer’s father.

It was at these two addresses in Mayfair as well as at Strawberry Hill where the famous sociable evenings were conducted. Their traveling facilitated the friendships documented through epistolary exchange. In their early years in society, Walpole and Damer were among the most important contacts. In later years, when the circle of friends grew wider and wider, the Berrys were 26 Br itish L iter a ry Sa lons on the fringe of high society circles. Mary’s diary mentions repeated visits to and from the Princess of Wales.

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