Standard Name: Gatty, Margaret
Birth Name: Margaret Scott
Married Name: Margaret Gatty
Indexed Name: Mrs. Alfred Gatty
MG was a popular and influential children's writer (of fiction and a famous periodical) and scientific writer in the mid-nineteenth century. She began by publishing a biography of her father. Apart from her writings she was also a serious scientist.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Juliana Horatia Ewing||
Her mother was the much-loved children's writer Margaret Gatty .
|Intertextuality and Influence||Agnes Giberne||
A dedication to the memory of her mother quotes Not lost, but gone before (the title of a story by Margaret Gatty ).
The book takes the bereaved through various stages of mourning and...
Giberne, Agnes. Beside the Waters of Comfort. Seeley, 1911.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Smith||
Among the Victorians, Harriet Martineau concluded Female Education in The Monthly Repository of December 1822 (second part of her first published work) with a word of praise for Smith, and Margaret Gatty as a young...
|Literary responses||Frances Power Cobbe||
Margaret Gatty in The Old Folks from Home expressed disapproval of women reading at the meetings. She said it gave her a creepy-crawly sensation, to imagine it, and after hearing FPC complained that it was...
The first short story by Frances Elizabeth McCall (later SG ) to make it to print was Mamma's Music Lessons, which appeared in Margaret Gatty 's evangelical Aunt Judy's Magazine for Young People.
Kersley, Gillian. Darling Madame: Sarah Grand and Devoted Friend. Virago Press, 1983.
|Textual Production||Enid Blyton|
|Textual Production||Juliana Horatia Ewing|
|Textual Production||Juliana Horatia Ewing||
Margaret Gatty's just-posthumous collected edition of Parables from Nature, November 1873, included JHE 's tribute to her mother: In Memoriam—Margaret Gatty.
Gatty, Horatia K. F. “Juliana Horatia Ewing and Her Books, 1885”. A Celebration of Women Writers, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom.
|Textual Production||Mary Shelley||
MS contributed to every number of the newly-founded annual The Keepsake during these years; she needed the money.
During the first two of these years, verse translations from French and German appeared in The Bijou...
Aunt Judy's Magazine began publication, founded by Margaret (Mrs Alfred) Gatty .