John Cordy Jeaffreson

Standard Name: Jeaffreson, John Cordy


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Friends, Associates Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
MADH moved in London society all her life and had many literary friends and acquaintances. Helen Black mentions her shelves of autograph copies of her friends' books, particularly those by S. C. Hall and Anna Maria Hall
Literary responses Fanny Aikin Kortright
The Athenæum review by John Cordy Jeaffreson held FAK 's novel up to ridicule. Both its plot-summary and its quotations are intended to provoke mirth. Found! found and lost! I roared, like a wild beast...
Literary responses Florence Marryat
It was reviewed for the Athenæum by John Cordy Jeaffreson .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2139 (1868): 27
Literary responses Margaret Roberts
The Athenæum reviewer, John Jeaffreson , was on the whole positive, finding in the novel the promise of goodness, if not of excellence,
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1863 (1863): 47
and some strong writing if no originality. Perhaps oddly...
Literary responses Emma Robinson
This book of stories was well received by the Athenæum, which described it as rich, delicate, and dextrously woven.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1892 (1864): 151
The reviewer (who this time was John Cordy Jeaffreson ) stated that...
Literary responses Matilda Betham-Edwards
In the AthenæumJohn Cordy Jeaffreson paid MBE the back-handed compliment of saying that others of her children's books were better than this one, which is far too full of dates and guide-book learning to...
Literary responses Ellen Wood
John Cordy Jeaffreson in the Athenæum was tepid in his praise. Commenting generally on implicit class grounds, he argued that in EW 's work deficiencies are numerous, but in different degrees they possess a quality...
Literary responses Mary Elizabeth Braddon
John Cordy Jeaffreson led off his Athenæum review with the usual protest against the puffery of an instantaneous second edition and advertisements. He pronounced this the worst of MEB 's novels to date.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1908 (1864): 703
Literary responses Mary Elizabeth Braddon
John Cordy Jeaffreson 's Athenæum review found Dead-Sea Fruitless revolting and unwholesome
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2120 (1868): 827
than some of MEB 's previous work, although hardly up to a standard of Christian morality. He noted the...
Literary responses Frances Power Cobbe
The Athenæum's John Cordy Jeaffreson , who conflated FPC with our fair agitators in general, refuted her ideas for dealing with the large numbers of women who never marry and who toil for personal...
Literary responses Eliza Cook
This was reviewed for the Athenæum by John Cordy Jeaffreson .
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
Literary responses Amelia B. Edwards
John Cordy Jeaffreson paid this novel the compliment of a three-column Athenæum review. He predicted eventual success as a novelist for its author, even though he found grave faults in her present production. ABE ...
Literary responses Amelia B. Edwards
John Cordy Jeaffreson gave two full Athenæum columns to Half-a-Million of Money, but largely in order to complain that in spite of its unusual plot the novel was essentially derivative, and sapped his confidence...
Literary responses Amelia B. Edwards
The Saturday Review thought this novel inferior to Barbara's History but superior to Half-a-Million of Money, and decidedly unhackneyed in tone.
Kirk, John Foster, and S. Austin Allibone, editors. A Supplement to Allibone’s Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors. J. B. Lippincott.
John Cordy Jeaffreson in the Athenæum was as usual unflattering.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2198 (1870): 776
Literary responses Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
John Cordy Jeaffreson (another personal friend of MADH ) writing in the Athenæum called this an ingenious, closely written and extremely exciting story,
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2005 (1866): 425
a concentration of all the various forces by which...


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