Ann Masterman Skinn

Standard Name: Skinn, Ann Masterman
Birth Name: Ann Emelinda Masterman
Married Name: Ann Emelinda Skinn
Indexed Name: Ann Masterman Skinn
AMS is to all intents and purposes a one-work author. Her eighteenth-century epistolary novel, The Old Maid; or, The History of Miss Ravensworth, is vigorous and highly unusual; but any other work is still untraced.


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Family and Intimate relationships Henrietta Sykes
HS was first cousin of Ann Masterman Skinn , who, while not reckoning herself a writer, published a single remarkable novel.
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...


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Skinn, Ann Masterman. The Old Maid; or, The History of Miss Ravensworth. J. Bell and C. Etherington, 1771.