Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Standard Name: Johnson, Joseph
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Publishers for whom Blake worked as an engraver included the radical Joseph Johnson , friend of Wollstonecraft and others. His wife, Catherine , became for practical purposes a partner in his printing and publishing business...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Anne Manning||
AM 's paternal grandfather, James Manning , a Unitarian minister at Exeter, employed the radical publisher Joseph Johnson for at least two publications of a religious nature during the 1790s.
“Books with Devon Imprints: a handlist to 1800”. Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History: Books with Local Imprints, 6.
|Friends, Associates||Mary Hays|
|Friends, Associates||Ann Batten Cristall|
|Friends, Associates||Maria Edgeworth||
In London on this visit ME found comparatively little to interest her. She did, however, visit her publisher Joseph Johnson , whose support for radical writings had put him in the King's Bench Prison...
|Friends, Associates||Mary Wollstonecraft|
|Friends, Associates||Charlotte Smith|
|Friends, Associates||Anna Letitia Barbauld||
The literary society of ALB 's time was, as biographer Betsy Rodgers notes, small and intimate.
Writers all knew each other and kept in touch; those who did not live in London visited frequently...
Rodgers, Betsy. Georgian Chronicle: Mrs Barbauld and her Family. Methuen, 1958.
|Material Conditions of Writing||Joanna Baillie||
After reaching LondonJB published, anonymously through Joseph Johnson , Poems: Wherein it is attempted to describe Certain Views of Nature and of Rustic Manners . . ..
Baillie, Joanna. “Introduction”. The Selected Poems of Joanna Baillie, 1762-1851, edited by Jennifer Breen, Manchester University Press, 1999, pp. 1 - 25.
The imprint M. J. Godwin and Company was launched the following year. The business flourished, becoming almost a literary salon like that of Joseph Johnson : visitors included Germaine de Staël . It remained, however...
|Publishing||Anna Letitia Barbauld|
|Publishing||Anna Letitia Barbauld||
At this date, though the war against France was, from a British point of view, going well, Britain was suffering terribly from its prosecution. Napoleon had not yet swung the balance against himself by invading...
|Publishing||Ann Batten Cristall|
Publisher Joseph Johnson issued the anonymous The Laws Respecting Women, in four sections, on the personal rights of women, the property of women, crimes committed by and with women (as well as their corresponding...
17 July 1798
Radical publisher Joseph Johnson stood trial for publishing the allegedly seditious Reply to Some Parts of the Bishop of Llandaff's Address.