Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Mary Louisa Molesworth
Standard Name: Molesworth, Mary Louisa
Birth Name: Mary Louisa Stewart
Married Name: Mary Louisa Molesworth
Indexed Name: Mrs Molesworth
Pseudonym: Ennis Graham
, writing in the later nineteenth century, was immensely prolific and successful as a writer for children. Of her publications (just over a hundred titles) only a few novels and volumes of stories are for adults, but these deserve to be better known.
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Intertextuality and Influence
She may have had the help or collaboration of Swinburne
during its conception (many years before its eventual publication). They probably met on 17 August 1858 at Wallington in Northumberland. They both stayed there...
Since the Langham Place Group
had provided a social space for women in 1860, several organizations had already challenged the flourishing institution of men's clubs. The Lyceum Club
came on the scene at a time...
Charlotte Mary Brame
's novels became a publishing brand, and her names (her most-used pseudonym, Bertha M. Clay, as well as her name itself and its mutilated form as Braeme) were freely used by later...
Laski, Marghanita. Mrs. Ewing, Mrs. Molesworth, and Mrs. Hodgson Burnett. A. Barker, 1950.
Maxwell, Mrs. “Ladies of Quality”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 2528, p. 438.
L. T. Meade
She gave up her editorship only when other writing commitments and her growing children made it impossible to continue. During those six years she used to eat breakfast at half past seven, receive her first...
The British landed in Crimea, unopposed by the Russians they had come to make war with. They went on to lay siege to Sebastopol that October and to win important victories at Balaklava (25...
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Walter Crane. "Carrots": Just a Little Boy. Macmillan, 1876.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Walter Crane. A Christmas Child. Macmillan, 1880.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Gertrude Demain Hammond. Fairies Afield. Macmillan, 1911.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa. Hathercourt Rectory. Hurst and Blackett, 1878.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Mary Ellen Edwards. Hoodie. Routledge, 1882.
Ewing, Juliana Horatia, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Charlotte Yonge, Annie Fellows-Johnston, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Charlotte Yonge, Annie Fellows-Johnston, and Frances Hodgson Burnett. “Introduction”. Victorian Tales for Girls, edited by Marghanita Laski, Pilot Press, 1947, pp. 7-12.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa. Lettice. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1884.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa. Lover and Husband. Skeet, 1870.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa. Marrying and Giving in Marriage. Longmans, 1887.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Walter Crane. Tell Me a Story. Macmillan, 1875.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Walter Crane. The Adventures of Herr Baby. Macmillan, 1881.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Walter Crane. The Cuckoo Clock. Macmillan, 1877.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa. The Girl in Black, and Bronzie. Chatto and Windus, 1889.
Molesworth, Mary Louisa, and Bevil R. Molesworth. The Wrong Envelope, and Other Stories. Macmillan, 1906.
Ewing, Juliana Horatia, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Charlotte Yonge, Annie Fellows-Johnston, and Frances Hodgson Burnett. Victorian Tales for Girls. Editor Laski, Marghanita, Pilot Press, 1947.