Charlotte Forman

Standard Name: Forman, Charlotte
Birth Name: Charlotte Forman
Pseudonym: Probus
Writing in the later eighteenth century, CF was a major contributor to the periodical press, with a total that may have reached about 375 of political essays in letter form, averaging something like 1,300 words each.
Gold, Joel J. “’Buried Alive’: Charlotte Forman in Grub Street”. Eighteenth-Century Life, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 28-45.
She also did an unknown quantity of hack translations, and sent at least ten remarkable personal letters to John Wilkes . She no doubt wrote and published other work which has not been identified.


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Publishing Charlotte Lennox
The magazine was published through Newbery , as by the author of The Female Quixote. Its launch was hailed by Charlotte Forman (wrapped in the cloak of a male pseudonym) in the Public Ledger...


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Forman, Charlotte. Letters to John Wilkes. http://British Library.