Jean Marishall

Standard Name: Marishall, Jean
Birth Name: Jean Marishall
Indexed Name: Jane Maall
Pseudonym: The Author of Clarinda Cathcart
JM , a later-eighteenth-century Scotswoman, made persistent efforts to earn her living as an author. She worked on a periodical and published in succession two novels, a comedy, and a collection of letters. This last contains what is probably her most memorable writing: detailed accounts of her protracted and painful dealings, as a writer, with publishers and theatre managers who were sceptical of her market worth.


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Occupation David Garrick
This began his career as theatre manager. One of a manager's duties might be considered to be the putting on of new plays, to ensure the health of the theatre of the future, but familiar...


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