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  • "Paris in Love," detailing her life as Mary Bly, will be published under the name Eloisa James.

    Breathlessly, She Swooned—and Quoted Foucault

  • Pope remembers these lines when he writes about the melancholy of a historical nun, in "Eloisa to Abelard."

    Dialogic Text

  • It’s also going to be featured in Eloisa James’s Romantic Reads column on BN. com in either May or June — I’m thrilled!

    Blogging with Jean Brashear

  • Ms. Bly, 49 years old, is a rare academic, one who is also a best-selling romance novelist under the pen name Eloisa James yes, named after Henry.

    Breathlessly, She Swooned—and Quoted Foucault

  • These letters, written prior to my great quarrels, and at the time of my first enthusiasm in the composition of 'Eloisa', could not be interesting to any person.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • I had six months before sent him the first two parts of my 'Eloisa' to have his opinion upon them.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • 'Eloisa' was not then half written, that I found charms in philosophical labor.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • He had imagination, which strongly impresses on the writer's mind, and enables him to convey to the reader the various forms of nature, incidents of life, and energies of passion, as in his "Eloisa," "Windsor Forest," and

    Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope

  • Thomson and Cowper, and in lyrical poetry to Dryden and Gray; and that, except in his "Eloisa" and one or two other pieces, he was the poet of artificial manners and of didactic maxims, rather than of passions.

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century

  • Mr. Campbell has admirably marked this in a few words (I quote from memory), in drawing the distinction between Pope and Dryden, and pointing out where Dryden was wanting “I fear,” says he, “that had the subject of 'Eloisa' fallen into his (Dryden's) hands, that he would have given us but a coarse draft of her passion.”

    Life of Lord Byron


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