Joan Percy

Standard Name: Percy, Joan


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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Jacson
FJ 's father died, blind and infirm. She and her sister Maria began an orphaned existence of staying with relations (some of them unwelcoming) for a year and four months before they were offered a...
Literary responses Frances Jacson
The Critical Review did this novel proud, first listing it, then praising it warmly for its superior moral tendency.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
4th ser. 1 (1812): 668
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
4th ser. 6 (1814): 688
Sarah, Lady Davy , told Sarah Ponsonby
Literary responses Alethea Lewis
Joan Percy bolsters her argument against AL 's authorship of the novels now attributed to Frances Jacson by quoting some of the most stilted remarks from this one—Unhand me this instant and let me...
Textual Production Frances Jacson
This novel was advertised early the next year. As far back as 1945, Lewis's biographer Eliza Pearl Shippen doubted the attribution to her of this novel.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
1: 641
Shippen, Eliza Pearl. Eugenia de Acton (1749-1827). University of Pennsylvania Press.
The arguments for FJ 's authorship...
Textual Production Frances Jacson
Again, many reference sources attribute this novel to Alethea Lewis , though Lewis's biographer Shippen doubted the ascription. The work was ascribed to Jacson firstly by Maria Edgeworth in 1818, and later by Joan Percy
Travel Maria Elizabetha Jacson
After a peripatetic year staying with this and that family of relations—at their old home of Bebington, then Langold in Nottinghamshire, and Firbeck (one of several places of that name), they were relieved...


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Percy, Joan. “An Unrecognized Novelist: Frances Jacson (1754-1842)”. British Library Journal, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 81-97.
Percy, Joan. “Maria Elizabeth Jacson and her ’Florist’s Manual’”. Garden History, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 45-56.