Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Frances Mary Peard
Standard Name: Peard, Frances Mary
Birth Name: Frances Mary Peard
Pseudonym: F. M. P.
Indexed Name: Frances M. Peard
Pseudonym: The Author of One Year
published more than forty books between 1867 and 1909, mostly domestic novels and short-story volumes. Much of her fiction is historical and much is set abroad; some is specifically aimed at younger readers. Many of her letters, like her exotic fiction, have the qualities of good travel writing. She wrote poetry only during her adolescence, except on a few private occasions.
In addition to her relationship with Charlotte Yonge
had a productive friendship with Mary Bramston
. The move to Torquay made her one of a group of women writers in the area, all...
Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, first Earl Lytton
His international travel and family ties to England's literary scene ensured him a wide social circle. He knew Charles Dickens
, John Forster
, and Frances Mary Peard
. While living in Florence, he became...
Mary J. Y. Harris
(biographer of Frances Mary Peard
) regarded An English Squire as CC
's best novel, though she also mentioned Lady Betty (her first), Max, Fritz, and Hob, 1892, and The...
Rebecca Harding Davis
The initial appearance of the novel met with mixed reviews. An article in Harper's, for instance, praised RHD
for her strength in bringing together corporations, rings, and politics into her service for working...
Early in her career as a published novelist, MR
came to live at Torquay in Devon at about the same time as Frances Mary Peard
and her mother also arrived there.
Harris, Mary J. Y. Memoirs of Frances Mary Peard. W. H. Smith, 1930.
Its full title was The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Younger Members of the English Church. Its circulation ran at about 1,500. It had no staff, no office, no fixed day of publication...
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Peard, Frances Mary. Alicia Tennant. R. Bentley, 1886.
Peard, Frances Mary. Donna Teresa. Macmillan, 1899.
Peard, Frances Mary. Mother Molly. Bell and Sons, 1880.
Peard, Frances Mary. Near Neighbours. Bentley, 1885.
Peard, Frances Mary. One Year. F. Warne; Scribner, Welford, 1869.
Peard, Frances Mary. The Flying Months. Smith, Elder, 1909.
Peard, Frances Mary. The History of the Prayer Book. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1870.
Peard, Frances Mary. The Locked Desk. The National Society’s Depository.
Awdry, Frances, Mary Bramston, Christabel Coleridge, Mary Susanna Lee, A. E. Mary Anderson Morshead, Frances Mary Peard, Eleanor C. Price, Florence Wilford, and Charlotte Yonge. The Miz Maze. Macmillan, 1883.
Peard, Frances Mary. The Ring from Jaipur. Smith, Elder, 1904.
Peard, Frances Mary. The Rose-Garden. 1872.
Peard, Frances Mary. The Wood-Cart. J. and C. Mozley, 1867.