Margaret Hungerford

Standard Name: Hungerford, Margaret


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Education Stella Gibbons
SG learned to read fairly late, but then read voraciously. The glowing Eastern landscapes and brilliant figures
Oliver, Reggie. Out of the Woodshed: A Portrait of Stella Gibbons. Bloomsbury.
of Disraeli 's Alroy and Thomas Moore 's Lalla Rookh made a particular impression. She also developed...
Intertextuality and Influence Dorothy Richardson
In this book Richardson's heroine Miriam, now eighteen years old, has returned from Germany and is a resident teacher at Wordsworth House, a school in fictional Banbury Park, North London, run by the Perne...
Textual Features Frances Sarah Hoey
The novel features a sensational bigamy plot, whose protagonist, Margaret Hungerford (not the author Margaret Hungerford , who was fifteen at the time the novel was published), returns home destitute to England from Australia, and...
Textual Production May Crommelin
The collaborators included Julia Frankau , Clotilde Graves , Margaret Hungerford , Helen Mathers , Florence Marryat , Adeline Sergeant , Tasma , Frances Eleanor Trollope , Conan Doyle , and Bram Stoker . The...


1876: John Maxwell sold Belgravia to Chatto and...

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John Maxwell sold Belgravia to Chatto and Windus , ending Mary Elizabeth Braddon 's association with the monthly.

By 16 June 1877: Irish novelist Margaret Hungerford published...

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By 16 June 1877

Irish novelist Margaret Hungerford published Phyllis, her first novel, which she had written several years earlier at the age of eighteen.

By 31 August 1878: The future Margaret Hungerford published...

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By 31 August 1878

The future Margaret Hungerford published Molly Bawn (probably then and later her best-known novel), writing as Margaret Argles in the year that her first husband, Edward Argles , died.

By 11 June 1881: The future Margaret Hungerford, still at...

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By 11 June 1881

The future Margaret Hungerford , still at this time Margaret Argles, published a novel set in Ireland, entitled Mrs Geoffrey.

1883: Margaret Hungerford, as the Author of Phyllis,...

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Margaret Hungerford , as the Author of Phyllis, published another successful novel, which was titled Rossmoyne.

By 17 February 1883: In the year she married her second husband,...

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By 17 February 1883

In the year she married her second husband, Thomas Hungerford , Margaret Hungerford published the popularnovelPortia under her previous married name of Margaret Argles.

By 24 November 1888: Margaret Hungerford, still writing under...

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By 24 November 1888

Margaret Hungerford , still writing under her former married name of Margaret Argles, published Under-Currents, another successful novel.

1890: Margaret Hungerford published two novels...

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Margaret Hungerford published two novels this year: A Life's Remorse under her former married name of Margaret Argles, and A Born Coquette under her new married name of Hungerford.

1892: Margaret Hungerford used her common choice...

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Margaret Hungerford used her common choice of pseudonym, The Duchess, for another successful courtshipnovel, A Conquering Heroine.

1895: Chatto and Windus published The Professor's...

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Chatto and Windus published The Professor's Experiment, a novel by Margaret Hungerford (who was near the end of her life but not yet slackening in productivity).


Mathers, Helen et al. The Fate of Fenella. Cassell, 1892.