Felicia Skene

Standard Name: Skene, Felicia
Birth Name: Felicia Mary Frances Skene
Pseudonym: A Seven Years' Resident of Greece
Pseudonym: Francis Scougal
Pseudonym: Erskine Moir
Pseudonym: Oxoniensis
FS published in a wide variety of genres, including devotional works and religious memoirs, novels, and poetry. She wrote regularly for periodicals. She was a well-known philanthropist and published many of her works to raise money for her favourite charities. Her most significant work is Hidden Depths, 1866, a realist novel about prostitution.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.


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Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
An important early friend of FPC was Harriet St Leger , a bluestocking who dressed in masculine fashion and lived intimately with her friend Dorothy Wilson . FPC and novelist Felicia Skene were lifelong friends...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Power Cobbe
In 1849 FPC produced a lengthy manuscript titled An Essay on True Religion Being a reply to the question Why are you a Deist? Critic Sally Mitchell compares it to a competent doctoral thesis.
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press, 2004.
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Augusta Ward
The young MAW greatly admired the work of Oxford novelist Felicia Skene , who helped her to her first publication.
Publishing Mary Augusta Ward
The publishing career of Mary Augusta Arnold (later MAW ) began when the Churchman's Companion, edited by Felicia Skene , accepted her work A Westmoreland Story.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press, 1990.


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