Joseph Bell

Standard Name: Bell, Joseph


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Education Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
He then entered Edinburgh University as a medical student—just after the university had successfully fought off the women seeking admission to the medical faculty. His most significant mentor was Joseph Bell (who was attached not...
Publishing Charlotte Smith
She had contracted with her new publisher, Bell , for two volumes; when only one was forthcoming, he had her arrested for debt. Another publisher, Sampson Low , bailed her; but Bell printed a paragraph...
Textual Features Charlotte Smith
A preface (in the first volume) quotes the words of Samuel Johnson (with apology for applying them to so trifling a matter as novel-writing) about working at his dictionary amid grief and illness, feeling cut...
Wealth and Poverty Charlotte Smith
CS devoted much of her life to trying to settle the labyrinthine trust left by Richard Smith, often in the face of resistance. The new board of Trustees formed after Benjamin's imprisonment was frequently unsympathetic...


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