Isabel Hill

Standard Name: Hill, Isabel
Birth Name: Isabel Hill
Pseudonym: Edward
IH is best known as a writer for annuals, to which she made at least thirty-four contributions of short stories and comic articles for both children and adults. She wrote six dramas, and also published a single novel and several translations of French works. Her writing career was plagued by lukewarm reception and publishers who failed to pay. She benefited, however, from the unwavering advocacy of her biggest fan, her brother .


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Textual Production Jane Austen
John Murray was apparently planning a collected edition of JA 's novels in 1831, when Cassandra Austen wrote on 20 May with detailed queries about it, but the project did not go through. A year...
Textual Production L. E. L.
LEL contributed metrical versions of the heroine's improvisations to Isabel Hill 's influential (though unwilling) translation of Germaine de Staël 's Corinne.
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
L. E. L.,. “Introduction”. The Fate of Adelaide, edited by Francis Jacques Sypher, Scholars’ Facsimiles and Reprints, 1990.
Staël, Germaine de. Corinne; or, Italy. Hill, Isabel and L. E. L.Translators , A. L. Burt, 1857.


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