Charles Skeet

Standard Name: Skeet, Charles


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Friends, Associates Charlotte Riddell
CR formed warm personal relationships with many of her professional associates. She mentions genuine friendship with several publishers (even those who on occasion rejected her work): Thomas Cautley Newby and his woman of business,...
Publishing Charlotte Riddell
This was in fact the earliest-written manuscript that CR ever succeeded in publishing; it had been composed several years before.
Ellis, Stewart Marsh. Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu, and Others. Books for Libraries Press, 1931.
After this Skeet published three more of her books: Too Much Alone, 1860,...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Charlotte Riddell
The protagonist has an invalid mother. She takes disappointments and setbacks bravely, tramping round one publisher's office after another. Her eventual success brings her the happiness of her own (unshared) country cottage.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
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