|Birth Date:||Wed, Dec 15, 1717|
|Birth Place:||Deal (Kent)|
|Death Date:||Tue, Feb 18, 1806|
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ELizabeth Carter is best known for her translation of Epictetus, which brought her fame and wealth, but she had previously translated works by Crousaz and Algarotti, under encouragement from Thomas Birch and Edward Cave.
secondary bibliography references
article 'Carter, Elizabeth', by Judith Hawley, ODNB.
J. Hawley, ed., Elizabeth Carter, vol. 2 of Bluestocking feminism: writings of the bluestocking circle, 1738–1785, ed. G. Kelly (1999).