Jane Wiseman

Standard Name: Wiseman, Jane
Birth Name: Jane Wiseman
Married Name: Jane Holt
Pseudonym: Daphne
As an unmarried woman, on the fringes of a London network of professional writers in the early eighteenth century, JW produced poetry and letters, gallant in tone, and a tragedy that reached the stage. After her marriage she published a volume of poetry (mostly occasional or friendship poems) before disappearing from view.


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Textual Features Frances, Lady Norton
Memento Mori has a frontispiece depicting Lady Gethin 's happy death. In her dedicatory epistle, FLN says that Gethin was not only my Only One, but in all Particulars an Extraordinary One.
Frances, Lady Norton,. Memento Mori. J. Graves.
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Wiseman, Jane. A Fairy Tale. R. Burleigh and Arabella Morice, 1717.
Wiseman, Jane. “A Fairy Tale, Inscrib’d, to the Honourable Mrs. W— With Other Poems (1917)”. Eighteenth-Century English Labouring-Class Poets, 1700-1740, edited by William Christmas, Pickering and Chatto, 2003, pp. 34-46.
Wiseman, Jane. Antiochus the Great. William Turner and Richard Basset, 1702.