Catharine Trotter Cockburn

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Catharine Trotter Cockburn

Catharine Trotter Cockburn (Londres, 16 de agosto de 1679 - 11 de maio de 1749) foi uma novelista, dramaturga e filósofa inglesa.[1]

Os pais de Catherine Trotter eram escoceses protestantes que viviam em Londres. Ela se converteu ao catolicismo muito jovem, mas retornou à Igreja da Inglaterra em 1707.

Obra[editar | editar código-fonte]

Teatro[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • Agnes de Castro, Londres, Teatro Drury Lane, 1695-1696.
  • Fatal Friendship, Londres, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, 1698.
  • Love at a Loss, or, Most Votes Carry It (más tarde reescrita como The Honourable Deceiver; or, All Right at the Last), Londres, Teatro Real en Drury Lane, 1700.
  • The Unhappy Penitent, Londres, Teatro real en Drury Lane, 1701.
  • The Revolution of Sweden, Londres, Teatro de la Reina, 1706.

Livros[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • Agnes de Castro, A Tragedy (1696).
  • Fatal Friendship. A Tragedy (1698).
  • Love at a Loss, or, Most Votes Carry It. A Comedy (1701).
  • The Unhappy Penitent, A Tragedy (1701).
  • A Defence of Mr. Lock’s [sic.] Essay of Human Understanding (1702).
  • The Revolution of Sweden. A Tragedy (1706).
  • A Discourse concerning a Guide in Controversies, in Two Letters (1707).
  • A Letter to Dr. Holdsworth, Occasioned by His Sermon Preached before the University of Oxford (1726).
  • Remarks Upon the Principles and Reasonings of Dr. Rutherforth’s Essay on the Nature and Obligations of Virtue (1747).
  • The Works of Mrs. Catharine Cockburn, Theological, Moral, Dramatic, and Poetical. 2 vols. (1751).

Outras publicações[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • Olinda’s Adventures; or, The Amours of a Young Lady, en vol. 1 de Letters of Love and Gallantry and Several Other Subjects. (1693).
  • Epílogo, en Queen Catharine or, The Ruines[sic.] of Love, por Mary Pix. (1698).
  • “Calliope: The Heroick [sic.] Muse: On the Death of John Dryden, Esq.; By Mrs. C. T.” en The Nine Muses. Or, Poems Written by Nine severall [sic.] Ladies Upon the Death of the late Famous John Dryden, Esq. (1700).
  • “Poetical Essays; May 1737: Verses, occasion’d by the Busts in the Queen’s Hermitage.” Gentleman’s Magazine, 7 (1737): 308.

Obras impressas[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • Catharine Trotter Cockburn: Philosophical Writings. Ed. Patricia Sheridan. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2006. ISBN 1-55111-302-3. $24.95 CDN.
  • “Love at a Loss: or, Most Votes Carry It.” Ed. Roxanne M. Kent-Drury. The Broadview Anthology of Restoration & Early Eighteenth-Century Drama. Ed. J. Douglas Canfield. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2003. 857-902. ISBN 1-55111-581-6. $54.95 CDN.
  • Olinda’s Adventures, Or, the Amours of a Young Lady. New York: AMS Press Inc., 2004. ISBN 0-404-70138-8. $22.59 CDN.

Referências bibliográficas[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • Blaydes, Sophia B. “Catharine Trotter.” Dictionary of Literary Biography: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Dramatists, Second Series. Ed. Paula R. Backsheider. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989. 317-33.
  • Buck, Claire, ed. The Bloomsbury Guide to Women’s Literature. Nueva York: Prentice Hall, 1992.
  • Kelley, Anne. Catharine Trotter: An Early Modern Writer in the Vanguard of Feminism. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing, 2002.
  • Kelley, Anne. “Trotter, Catharine (1674?—1749).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004. 4 de octubre de 2006.
  • Sheridan, Patricia. “Catharine Trotter Cockburn.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Stanford University, 2005. 10 de octubre de 2006.
  • Uzgalis, Bill. “Timeline.” Universidad de Oregon. 1995. 12 de octubre de 2006.


  1. Patricia Sheridan (21 dejaneiro de 2011). «Catharine Trotter Cockburn» (em inglês). The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2011 Edition). Consultado em 16 de dezembro de 2012.  Verifique data em: |data= (ajuda)

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