Gina Luria Walker, "The Two Marys: Hays Writes Wollstonecraft"
1 [Richard Polwhele], The Unsex'd Females: A Poem: Addressed to the Author of The Pursuits of Literature (London, 1798). Reprinted, Garland, 1794, introduction by Gina Luria.
2 Unless otherwise indicated, all biographical information about Hays is taken from my dissertation, "Mary Hays: A Critical Biography," unpublished dissertation (NYU, 1972).
3 A term used by Hays's young lover, John Eccles, in their correspondence. See my essay, "Love Letters," Keats-Shelley Journal, 51, 2002, forthcoming.
4Gina Luria Walker, "'Can Man Be Free/And Woman Be A Slave?' Teaching Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers in Intersecting Communities," Reading and Teaching Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers, edited by Jeanne Moskal and Shannon Wooden, forthcoming. See also Anjana Sharma, "A Different Voice: Mary Hays's The Memoirs of Emma Courtney," Women's Writing, vol. 8, 1, 2001, 152 and passim.
5 Michel Foucault, "Ethics: Subjectivity and Truth," in Essential Work of Foucault 1954-1984 series, editor Paul Rabinow (New York: The New Press, 1997) vol. 1, 207-222.
6 [Mary Hays], "Cursory Remark on an Enquiry into the Expediency and Propriety of Public or Social Worship: Inscribed to Gilbert Wakefield, B.A....by Eusebia," (London: T. Knott, 1792), 2nd ed., 3.
7 Mary Wollstonecraft, Collected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft, ed. Ralph M. Wardle (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1979), 219.
8 Mary Hays, Letters and Essays, Moral and Miscellaneous (London: T. Knott, 1793), reprinted 1974, Garland Publishing, with new introduction by Gina Luria.
9 Mary Hays, "Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraft," The Annual Necrology for 1797-8, I, (1800), 422-3. [John?] Evans to Mary Hays, n.d., Pforzheimer MSS, JE 2202.
10 As part of my doctoral research, I located an archive of correspondence to and from Hays, as well as other documents, in private hands in London. These are now part of the Carl. H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, NYPL. There are eight letters and one fragment from Robinson to Hays in the Collection.
11 Hays, Letters and Essays, 16. See my essay, "'Sewing in the Next World': Mary Hays as Female Intellectual in the 1780s," Romanticism on the Net, forthcoming.
12 John Christian Laursen, "The Beneficial Lies Controversy in the Huguenot Netherlands, 1705-1731: an unpublished manuscript at the root of the cas Saurin," Studies On Voltaire & The Eighteenth Century, 319 (1994), 96.
13 Robert Robinson, "Memoir of the Life of Mr. Saurin," Sermons Translated from the original French of the late Revd. James Saurin, Vol. II, (Cambridge: Fletch & Hodson, 1775), xli-xlvii.
14 "The majority of the Huguenots condemned the doctrine of universal tolerance," Guy Howard Dodge, The Political Theory of the Huguenots of the Dispersion (Columbia, 1947), 167.
15 Saurin, "Sermon IV. The Repentance of the Unchaste Woman," trans. Robert Robinson, Sermons, V ( 1774), 99.
16 Hays to Godwin, 14 October 1794, Pforzheimer MSS, MH 1.
17 Hays to Godwin, 20 November 1795, Pforzheimer MSS, MH 9.
19 Mary Wollstonecraft, Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, "Letter 10," The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, ed. Janet Todd and Marilyn Butler (London: Pickering & Chatto), Vol. 6, 294. Hays to Godwin, 28 July 1795, Pforzheimer MSS, MH 6. Lisa Vargo traces the use of this phrase in Percy Shelley, "To Jane: The Recollection," Posthumous Poems, 1824, 41-52; and Mary Shelley Lodore, 1835 . See Lodore, ed. Lisa Vargo (Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1997), 229, ftnte. 1.
20 Hays to Godwin, 6 February 1796, Pforzheimer MSS, MH 12.
21 Hays to Godwin, 11 January 1796, Pforzheimer MSS, MH 11.
22 Wollstonecraft to Godwin, September 10, 1796, Godwin & Mary: Letters of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, ed. Ralph M. Wardle (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1967), 31.
23 See Mary Jacobus, "Traces of an Accusing Spirit: Mary Hays and Vehicular State," Psychoanalysis and the Scene of Reading (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), 202-234.
24 Godwin to Wollstonecraft, Godwin & Mary, 17.
25 [Mary Hays], "Obituary of Mary Wollstonecraft," Monthly Magazine 4 (September 1797), 233.
26 Mary Hays, "Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraft," 459.
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