Janet Ross

Standard Name: Ross, Janet


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Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Austin
Author Janet Ross was SA 's grand-daughter.
Family and Intimate relationships Lucie Duff Gordon
LDG 's first child, Janet , was born.
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton.
Family and Intimate relationships Ouida
Della Stufa, then gentleman-in-waiting to King Victor Emmanuel , was also involved with prominent (and married) society hostess Janet Ross .
Stirling, Monica. The Fine and the Wicked: The Life and Times of Ouida. Coward-McCann.
89, 96
Jordan, Jane. “Ouida: The Enigma of a Literary Identity”. Princeton University Library Chronicle, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 75-105.
Initially Ouida got along well with Ross. She wrote to Richard...
Health Lucie Duff Gordon
LDG was too ill to see her daughter Janet marry Henry James Ross a year after this, on 5 December 1860.
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton.
Leisure and Society Sarah Austin
After moving to France, SA hosted a Paris salon that attracted many literary and political figures.
Hamburger, Lotte, and Joseph Hamburger. Troubled Lives: John and Sarah Austin. University of Toronto Press.
According to her granddaughter Janet Ross , because SA was poor, intellect alone was the attraction and the...
Other Life Event Lucie Duff Gordon
In December 1844, LDG took in a young African male servant, Hassan el-Bakkeet , whom she found on her doorstep after he had been turned out by his Italian master. According to LDG 's daughter
Publishing Lucie Duff Gordon
The work was a tremendous success and ran to several editions, the contents of which are variable. In 1969, for example, LDG 's great-grandson Gordon Waterfield produced a volume containing letters that had been omitted...
Textual Production Sarah Austin
Janet Ross , SA 's grand-daughter, published Three Generations of Englishwomen: Memoirs and Correspondence of Mrs. John Taylor , Mrs. Sarah Austin , and Lady Duff Gordon.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
3190 (1888): 805
Textual Production Lucie Duff Gordon
Three more translations followed, The Village Doctor (by Sophie de Bezancourt Loyré Arbouville ) and Ferdinand I and Maximilian II of Austria (a work of political history again by Leopold von Ranke ), both in...
Travel Lucie Duff Gordon
She initially stayed with her daughter Janet and her husband, Henry James Ross , in Alexandria (where Ross worked first in banking and later for the Egyptian Commercial and Trading Company ).
Duff Gordon, Lucie. “Preface and Introduction”. Letters from Egypt (1862-1869), edited by Gordon Waterfield, Enlarged Centenary edition, Routledge and Kegan Paul, p. xiii - 39.
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton.
201, 240-1


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Duff Gordon, Lucie, and Janet Ross. Last Letters from Egypt. Macmillan, 1875.
Duff Gordon, Lucie et al. Letters from Egypt. Virago, 1983.
Ross, Janet, and Lucie Duff Gordon. “Memoir”. Letters from Egypt, Virago, 1983, pp. 1-17.
Ross, Janet. Three Generations of Englishwomen. John Murray, 1888.