- Dror Wahrman, 'Percy's Prologue: from Gender Play to Gender Panic in Eighteenth-Century England', Past and Present, 1998
- Sarah Knott and Barbara Taylor (eds), Women, Gender and Enlightenment
- Kathryn Gleadle, 'Revisiting Family Fortunes: Reflections on the twentieth anniversary', Women's History Review, 2007
- Susie Steinbach, 'Can we still use separate spheres? British History twenty-five years after Family Fortunes', History Compass, 2013
- Is 'separate spheres' a useful way of understanding the role of men and women in Hanoverian Britain?
- Was there a 'gender panic' in eighteenth-century England?
- Did women have an Enlightenment?
- How far did notions of manhood and masculinity undergo change in this period?
- Assess the contribution of a particular female writer/artist?