The City Jilt


Haywood published eight translations of popular continental romances. They include: Letters from a Lady of Quality (translation of Edme Boursault's play) (1721); The Lady’s Philosopher's Stone (1723) (translation of Louis Adrien Duperron de Castera’s historical novel); La Belle Assemblée (1724-34) (translation of Madame de Gomez’s novella); Love in its Variety (1727) (translation of Matteo Bandello’s stories); The Disguis'd Prince (1728) (translation of Madame de Villedieu’s 1679 novel); The Virtuous Villager (1742) (translation of Charles de Fieux's work); and (with William Hatchett) The Sopha (1743) (translation of Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon's novel).

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