Joanna Southcott

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Standard Name: Southcott, Joanna
Birth Name: Joanna Southcott
JS , charismatic religious leader, produced sixty-five or more printed tracts (amounting to 4,500 pages) and many works in manuscript during the first thirteen years of the nineteenth century. These, she maintained, were dictated to her by the Spirit of God.
Hopkins, James K. A Woman To Deliver her People: Joanna Southcott and English Millenarianism in an Era of Revolution. University of Texas Press, 1982.
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Her biographer James K. Hopkins , offers a five-page bibliography of what he calls the dense thicket of Joanna's published writings.
Hopkins, James K. A Woman To Deliver her People: Joanna Southcott and English Millenarianism in an Era of Revolution. University of Texas Press, 1982.
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Black and white photograph of a portrait of Joanna Southcott by William Sharp, done by 1812. She is seen in a frame, seated, dressed all in white with a hat and a simple dress with high neckline and long sleeves. Her hair is dark and curly. She has a stack of books on her lap, a massive one open on top. National Portrait Gallery.
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Cultural formation Henry Handel Richardson
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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Dacre
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Intertextuality and Influence Susan Miles
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Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press, 1999.
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The Critical Review praised it and likened the author to Clara Reeve (while making an issue of the fact that, though...
Textual Production Sarah Green
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Timeline

3 April 1817
Mary Baker launched her brief career as Princess Caraboo, when an Overseer of the Poor at Almondesbury in Gloucestershire reported her presence to a local magistrate.