William Godwin's Diary

Texts Godwin Read


Hayes's MS (9  March  1796) Hays, MaryMemoirs of Emma Courtney. In two volumes. 1796
WG is reading Volume I of this novel in May 1796. WG writes to Hays on 9 March 1796—letter 89 in Volume I of Pamela Clemit's edition of Godwin's letters. Clemit's footnote says this is ‘a further portion of the ms draft of memoirs of Emma Courtney.' The novel was published in November 1796.

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