Elizabeth Cary: The Lady Falkland, Her Life (79 words)

The authorship of this text is disputed. Many critics have thought that Cary's daughter, Anne wrote it, but two critics, Heather Wolfe and Marion Wynne-Davies have proved that Anne is not the author. Both argue that Lucy, another daughter, is the author, but as neither Wolfe nor Wynne-Davies have published their work, the issue remains uncertain. It may be a family effort, as there is writing in the hand of other family members in the margins of the text.