Joseph Johnson

Connections

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Literary responses Maria Elizabetha Jacson
On 24 August 1795Erasmus Darwin and Sir Brooke Boothby wrote a joint letter to Maria Jacson in praise of Botanical Dialogues, which they had read in manuscript. They even expressed the hope that...
Publishing Mary Hays
The Analytical assignment was useful in bringing her into contact with Joseph Johnson (as her Monthly reviewing had made her acquainted with Richard Phillips and her Critical work had made her acquainted with George Robinson
Publishing Anne Steele
This poem stands second in the manuscript volume Poems by Mary Steele in her youth, which is among her papers, now STE 5/5 in the Angus Library at Regent's Park College, Oxford University ...
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
ME published with her intials, through Joseph Johnson , her first sizeable book of fiction for the young, The Parent's Assistant.
This seems to have been its publication date, though it was advertised as...
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
ME worked at Leonora, an epistolary novel published by Joseph Johnson by February 1806.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
2: 231
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
200-1, 505
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
ME published with Joseph Johnson her first collection of short fiction intended for adults: Popular Tales, some of them written before 1800.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
2: 188
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
287
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
This work was published by Joseph Johnson , who paid her forty pounds for it.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
492
He or his heirs remained ME 's regular publishers.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
490-1
This book arose from her need to confute the...
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
The publisher was, as usual, Joseph Johnson . ME received in all two hundred and sixty pounds for it.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
492
Her name appeared on the title-page. There were seventeen editions by 1848.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
491n4
Textual Production Maria Edgeworth
She wrote Ormond (120,000 words) in three months; her father wrote an address to the reader for it a few days before he died.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
290
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
2: 445
The three volumes containing the two titles were...
Textual Production Mary Hays
MH published with Joseph Johnson a book for children, Harry Clinton: A Tale for Youth, a historical work adapted from Henry Brooke 's The Fool of Quality.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
247
Textual Production Mary Hays
The work was published by Joseph Johnson . The preface says the author began this work some years previously (in 1790 or 1791), and dropped it when she read Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of...
Textual Production Regina Maria Roche
The future RMR published through Joseph Johnson (with her birth name given as Maria Regina Dalton) her first novel, The Vicar of Lansdowne; or, Country Quarters. A Tale.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
1: 483
Textual Production Charlotte Smith
CS 's Beachy Head, Fables, and Other Poems appeared, through Joseph Johnson , three months after her death.
Her biographers Hilbish (1941) and Fletcher (1998) both say the title-poem was the last thing she...
Textual Production Lucy Aikin
It was published by Joseph JohnsonJoseph Johnson and dedicated to Aikin's friend born Anna Wakefield (who had married her brother Charles Rochemont Aikin , the one among Lucy's brothers whom their aunt Anna Letitia Barbauld had...
Textual Production Sarah Trimmer
ST published with Longman , Robinson , and JohnsonThe Sunday-School Catechist, Consisting of Familiar Lectures, with Questions, for the use of visiters [sic] and teachers.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
66 (1788): 248
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Timeline

1777
John Howard , with The State of the Prisons in England and Wales (printed by William Eyres at Warrington and sold by Joseph Johnson in London) initiated a movement for prison reform.
1784
Henry Fearon , surgeon, published A Treatise on Cancers, with a New and Successful Method of Operating, Particularly in Cancers of the Breast and Testis.
1785
Dr George Gregory (friend of Elizabeth Hamilton ) published with Joseph JohnsonEssays Historical and Moral, which expresses feminist and reforming sentiments.
May 1788
The Analytical Review: or history of literature domestic and foreign began publication, edited by Thomas Christie and published by Joseph Johnson .