Lorraine McMullen

Standard Name: McMullen, Lorraine


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Birth Frances Brooke
Two out of three sisters in the family survived into adulthood.
Biographer Lorraine McMullen calls Frances the second-born, but Mary Jane Edwards in ODNB calls her the eldest.
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Brooke
The date of the wedding of Frances Moore to the Rev. John Brooke , a widower, has not been solidly established. Her biographer Lorraine McMullen thought it might have been at any date before March...
Friends, Associates Radagunda Roberts
Though very little is known of RR 's life, she was well acquainted with at least one other woman writer: Frances Brooke (whose son attended St Paul's while Roberts's brother was High Master, and who...
Literary responses Annie Louisa Walker
The Athenæum found this novel similar toa great deal of other work done by women. We cannot but admire the application and energy which they display; but looking merely at the result, we find...
Textual Features Frances Brooke
This novel is best known for its picture of settler or habitant life in Lower Canada, which FB drew from her own years there. From a tourist point of view Lower Canada is idyllic...
Textual Production Frances Brooke
FB 's biographer Lorraine McMullen guesses that Brooke may have taken her Mary Singleton pseudonym from a letter on the unmarried state which appeared in the popular periodical The World (edited by Edward Moore —no...


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McMullen, Lorraine. An Odd Attempt in a Woman: The Literary Life of Frances Brooke. University of British Columbia Press, 1983.
McMullen, Lorraine. “Writing Women: Relationship of Fact to Fiction in Frances Brooke’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>History of Emily Montagu</span&gt”;. Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS) Conference, Calgary, AB, 1991.