Alexander Strahan

Standard Name: Strahan, Alexander


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Occupation Ellen Wood
By now an established and successful writer, EW became proprietor and editor (in succession to Isa Craig ) of The Argosy, a monthly periodical that showcased her work. She bought it from publisher Alexander Strahan .
Montgomery, Katherine F. “Ladies who Launch: the <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘j’>Argosy</span> Magazine and Ellen Price Wood’s Perilous Voyages”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 523-39.
Publishing Sarah Tytler
Though ST writes that she enjoyed a strictly professional relation with most of her publishers, she became a close friend of Alexander Strahan and William Isbister . In writing of these publishers, who were her...
Publishing Anna Letitia Waring
At two shillings and sixpence, this collection was inexpensive. Almost twenty enlarged editions were published, by various publishers, between 1852 and 1911.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Waring was widely read and used by congregations in both England and the...
Publishing Anna Letitia Waring
The connection that Waring had made with Strahan gave her the opportunity to publish in his Sunday Magazine, giving her poetry an estimated audience of ninety thousand.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 240. Gale Research.
240: 307
Dwelling in Safety (1870), A...
Publishing Sarah Williams
An introduction to the Evangelical publisher Alexander Strahan while she was very young led to SW 's writing for his magazines, the illustrated monthly Good Words, the The Argosy, and The Sunday Magazine...
Textual Production Ellen Wood
EW purchased the magazine from Alexander Strahan , who had decided to sell following the backlash prompted by Charles Reade 's sexually frank novel Griffith Gaunt. Her position as editor of a family magazine...


1858: Alexander Strahan, in partnership with William...

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Alexander Strahan , in partnership with William Isbister , founded Strahan and Co. in Edinburgh.

1860: Alexander Strahan launched the popular Evangelical...

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Alexander Strahan launched the popular Evangelical monthly Good Words; its motto was Good Words are Worth Much and Cost Little.

December 1865: Alexander Strahan launched The Argosy, a...

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December 1865

Alexander Strahan launched The Argosy, a monthly literary and travel magazine, with Isa Craig as its first editor, and Charles Reade 's Griffith Gaunt as its lead serial.

January 1866: Alexander Strahan began publication of the...

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January 1866

Alexander Strahan began publication of the Contemporary Review, a monthly journal of scholarly Christianity.
Houghton, Walter E., and Jean Harris Slingerland, editors. The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals 1824-1900. University of Toronto Press.
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