Charlotte Lennox (1720 - 1804), American-born English novelist
whose work was much admired by leading literary figures of her
time, including Samuel Johnson and the novelists Henry Fielding and
Samuel Richardson. Lennox's first novel was The Life of Harriot
Stuart (1751). The Female Quixote (1752) and Henrietta (1758)
Amanda Gilroy and Wil Verhoeven both teach at the University of Groningen, having previously taught at Brown University in the US. Together they have edited Gilbert Imlay's The Emigrants for Penguin Classics and they have also published widely in the area of historical travel writing.