Standard Name: Gatty, Margaret
Birth Name: Margaret Scott
Married Name: Margaret Gatty
Indexed Name: Mrs. Alfred Gatty
MG was a popular and influential children's writer (of fiction and a famous periodical) and scientific writer in the mid-nineteenth century. She began by publishing a biography of her father. Apart from her writings she was also a serious scientist.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Juliana Horatia Ewing||
Her mother was the much-loved children's writer Margaret Gatty .
|Intertextuality and Influence||Agnes Giberne||
A dedication to the memory of her mother quotes Not lost, but gone before (the title of a story by Margaret Gatty ).
The book takes the bereaved through various stages of mourning and...
Giberne, Agnes. Beside the Waters of Comfort. Seeley, 1911.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Smith||
Among the Victorians, Harriet Martineau concluded Female Education in The Monthly Repository of December 1822 (second part of her first published work) with a word of praise for Smith, and Margaret Gatty as a young...
|Literary responses||Frances Power Cobbe||
Margaret Gatty in The Old Folks from Home expressed disapproval of women reading at the meetings. She said it gave her a creepy-crawly sensation, to imagine it, and after hearing FPC complained that it was...
The first short story by Frances Elizabeth McCall (later SG ) to make it to print was Mamma's Music Lessons, which appeared in Margaret Gatty 's evangelical Aunt Judy's Magazine for Young People.
Kersley, Gillian. Darling Madame: Sarah Grand and Devoted Friend. Virago Press, 1983.
|Textual Production||Juliana Horatia Ewing||
Margaret Gatty's just-posthumous collected edition of Parables from Nature, November 1873, included JHE 's tribute to her mother: In Memoriam—Margaret Gatty.
Gatty, Horatia K. F. “Juliana Horatia Ewing and Her Books, 1885”. A Celebration of Women Writers, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom.
|Textual Production||Mary Shelley||
MS contributed to every number of the newly-founded annual The Keepsake during these years; she needed the money.
During the first two of these years, verse translations from French and German appeared in The Bijou...
|Textual Production||Enid Blyton|
|Textual Production||Juliana Horatia Ewing|
Aunt Judy's Magazine began publication, founded by Margaret (Mrs Alfred) Gatty .