Samuel Robinson


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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Maria Mackenzie
The widowed Anna Maria Cox (later Mackenzie) had married her second husband, whose name was Johnson; she received payment from the publisher G. G. J. and J. Robinson on this date as Anna Maria Johnson...
Performance of text Elizabeth Inchbald
Another adaptation from Kotzebue by EI , The Wise Man of the East, was performed at Covent Garden ; before the end of the year it was published by Robinsons .
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2d ser. 28 (1800): 69
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Publishing Sarah Pearson
Its publisher, G. G. and J. Robinson , paid SP twenty-five guineas for the copyright of this novel on 4 January 1794. John Watkins and Frederic Shoberl ascribed it (and her first volume of poetry)...
Publishing Ann Yearsley
Two further editions of Poems, on Several Occasions, issued by the original publisher, Thomas Cadell , brought in a further £250. After breaking with Hannah More, AY issued in 1786 a fourth edition through...
Publishing Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis
Its full title in English was The Young Exiles; or, Correspondence of Some Juvenile Emigrants. A Work Intended for the Entertainment and Instruction of Youth. The work was advertised before publication, and SFG switched...
Publishing Ann Radcliffe
It had been advertised in the London Chronicle on 22-4 April.
Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press.
The day after it appeared AR 's previous publisher, Hookham , issued a whole clutch of related works: new editions of her first...
Publishing Susanna Haswell Rowson
She dedicated it to a baronet's wife, Lady Cockburn . Since Robinson (who had not published her previous novel) had paid her thirty pounds as long ago as March 1783, it seems that this must...
Publishing Clara Reeve
This work represents the genre of enlightenment gothic in Gary Kelly 's 6-volume Pickering and Chatto edited collection Varieties of Female Gothic, 2001.
Kelly, Gary, editor. Varieties of Female Gothic. Pickering and Chatto.
Reeve issued it for the author (that is at her own...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
She sold the copyright to Robinson for two hundred pounds. She seems, however, to have resold copyright in both her novels later.
Raven, James. “Historical Introduction: The Novel Comes of Age”. The English Novel 1770-1829, edited by Peter Garside et al., Oxford University Press, pp. 14-117.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
1: 680
Lytton Strachey wrote the introduction for a reprint of 1908...
Publishing Charlotte Smith
Her publisher, Cadell , paid her more than £260 for this novel, which she dedicated to minor royalty in the person of the Duchess of Cumberland .
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
1: 485
She had attempted negotiation, instead of...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
She had finished writing it about two years earlier, during the revolutionary period.
Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America.
Again she sold the copyright to Robinson , this time for a hundred and fifty hundred pounds. She seems, however, later...
Publishing Charlotte Smith
Her former publisher, the firm of Cadell , was just passing to a new generation. Both Thomas Cadells , father and son , and William Davies (partner of the latter) found Desmond too revolutionary: it...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
The publisher Robinson initially encouraged EI to write her memoirs. She worked at them for years in old age, sending them to friends and publishers for comment. Publishers proved difficult: they feared scandal, yet were...
Publishing Mariana Starke
Her work long pre-dated the standard guides associated with the names and the publishing houses of John Murray in the mid-nineteenth century or Karl Baedeker in the early twentieth.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
The first form of MS 's...
Publishing Mariana Starke
The book was reprinted in a third edition under this title by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones in 1816, the year after Robinson 's re-issue of Letters from Italy.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


1763: George Robinson founded his publishing firm...

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George Robinson founded his publishing firm in Paternoster Row, London; it became G., G. J., and J. Robinson in 1784 when his son and brother joined as partners.

By May 1773: William Russell anonymously published An...

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By May 1773

William Russell anonymously published An Essay on the Character, Manner, and Genius of Women in different Ages, translated from the French of Antoine Leonard Thomas .

1804: The publisher George, George, and John Robinson,...

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The publisher George, George, and John Robinson , whose list of women writers had been distinguished, went bankrupt.


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