Sophia Briscoe

Standard Name: Briscoe, Sophia


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Publishing Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Doubts about her authorship were intensified by the discovery that the minor novelist Sophia Briscoe received payment (twelve guineas) for this novel.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
But its quality is far above Briscoe's usual level. Perhaps this is...
Textual Production Sir Walter Scott
Fifty years before that, lengths and prices had been more various. Three-volume novels were already standard, but whereas The History of Lady Barton by Elizabeth Griffith and The Old Maid by Ann Skinn , both...


1771: In a year when Sir Joshua Reynolds painted,...

Women writers item


In a year when Sir Joshua Reynolds painted, as Girl Reading, his niece Theophila Palmer perusing Richardson 's Clarissa, five novels by women advertised their Clarissa kinship.


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