Janet Todd

Standard Name: Todd, Janet


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Anthologization Margaret Drabble
Along with her novels MD has regularly published short stories. She edited a collection of such stories, An Anthology, in 1976.
Stovel, Nora Foster. “Introduction to Margaret Drabble”. Persuasions, Vol.
, p. 74.
The Reunion, which first appeared in Women Writing, ed. Denys...
Birth Rhoda Broughton
Christened on 7 March 1841 at Wybunbury in Cheshire, she was the youngest of three daughters, and had a younger brother, Delves.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
“FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service”. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Wood, Marilyn. Rhoda Broughton: Profile of a Novelist. Paul Watkins.
A number of sources, including John Sutherland's The Stanford Companion...
Literary responses Laetitia Pilkington
Wordsworth chose from her works eleven melancholy and religious couplets from Sorrow, for inclusion in his manuscript anthology presented to Lady Mary Lowther at Christmas 1819. He omitted the later part of the poem...
Literary responses Susannah Gunning
Modern critics have discussed the style of sentimental heroine favoured in the novels dating from the years of SG 's collaboration with her sister Margaret Minifie . Janet Todd has claimed that these female protagonists...
Literary responses Margaret Minifie
At this point MM lost the support of the Critical Review. It pronounced this novel one of the most uninteresting we ever perused.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
55 (1783): 333
Janet Todd has given some pages to...
Publishing Mary Shelley
During this year MS helped her husband arrange the scenes in his incest-drama, The Cenci.
Purinton, Marjean D. “Polysexualities and Romantic Generations in Mary Shelley’s Mythological Dramas <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl="m">Midas</span> and <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Proserpine</span&gt”;. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 385-11.
She worked on her own fiction to distract herself when prostrated by grief after the death of her...
Publishing Ephelia
The book was handsomely produced, having a decorated dedication page, and a frontispiece featuring an oval portrait (or fictitious portrait) of Ephelia, with a heraldic badge above the picture and a pedestal bearing her engraved...
Reception Jane Austen
In 1933 there was excitement in the book-collecting world when a small collection of books that Austen had owned (by writers like Ariosto , Goldsmith , Hume , and Thomson ) appeared in the catalogue...
Reception Aphra Behn
Her reputation (resting on her behaviour as much as on her writings) was problematic in her lifetime and has fluctuated since. Todd writes that heterosexual desire and disappointment in its outcomes was a driving force...
Textual Features Aphra Behn
This satirizes as Sir Patient Fancy a strongly Whiggish London alderman, Sir Patience Ward . It borrows a good deal from Molière : chiefly, and with acknowledgement, from Le malade imaginaire, but also from...
Textual Features Aphra Behn
This (full title To Poet Bavius: Occasion'd by his Satyr He Writ in his Verses to the King , upon the Queen s being Deliver'd of a Son) ridicules the labouring Muse
Behn, Aphra. The Works of Aphra Behn. Editor Todd, Janet, William Pickering.
1: 299
Textual Features Julia Kavanagh
She says that she does not profess to include those women whose virtues went not beyond the circle of home, and whose piety was limited to worship.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge.
In excluding solely domestic women, scholar Janet Todd
Textual Production John Strange Winter
According to Janet Todd , JSW was the owner, editor, and publisher of Winter's Weekly. While Winter certainly acted as editor, it is unclear to what degree she was the periodical's publisher or owner...
Textual Production Mary Wollstonecraft
Modern editions of MW began in the 1970s. Ralph M. Wardle edited her Collected Letters in 1979. Her Collected Works have been edited by Marilyn Butler and Janet Todd in seven volumes. MW is one...
Textual Production Maria Barrell
The dedication is signed Maria Barrell, though the title-page renders this in at least some copies as Maria Arrell.
Library of Congress Online Catalog. http://catalog.loc.gov/.
Scholar Janet Todd notes that MB focused on the issue of imprisonment for debtors and...


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Todd, Janet, editor. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800. Rowman and Allanheld, 1985.
Spender, Dale, and Janet Todd, editors. British Women Writers. Peter Bedrick Books, 1989.
Todd, Janet, editor. British Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide. Continuum, 1989.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
Ferguson, Moira, and Janet Todd. Mary Wollstonecraft. Twayne, 1984.
Todd, Janet. Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000.
Todd, Janet. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers University Press, 1997.
Todd, Janet. The Sign of Angellica. Virago, 1989.
Behn, Aphra. The Works of Aphra Behn. Editor Todd, Janet, William Pickering, 1992.
Wollstonecraft, Mary. The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft. Editors Todd, Janet and Marilyn Butler, Pickering, 1989.