Frances Sarah Hoey

Standard Name: Hoey, Frances Sarah
Birth Name: Frances Sarah Johnston
Married Name: Frances Sarah Stewart
Married Name: Frances Sarah Hoey
Indexed Name: Mrs Cashel Hoey
Pseudonym: F. C. H.
Published in the latter half of the nineteenth century, FSH 's oeuvre included sensation novels, journalism, translations of French and Italian works, and many reviews. She was actively involved in literary circles, and notable both for her early reporting on the Paris Commune and for her regular column in the Australasian. Unfortunately, much modern consideration of her work has tended to be overshadowed by an attribution controversy involving her and Edmund Yates . Critic P. D. Edwards describes her as a novelist a little cleverer and more serious than the general run,
Edwards, Peter David. Frances Cashel Hoey, 1830-1908: A Bibliography. Department of English, University of Queensland.
although contemporary reviewers of her fiction tended to be less kind.


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Friends, Associates William Makepeace Thackeray
WMT was close to both of his surviving daughters, and was particularly proud when Anne 's first publication, the article Little Scholars, which appeared anonymously in the Cornhill Magazine. He was a sociable...
Textual Production Charles Dickens


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Hoey, Frances Sarah. “A Catholic Lady in ’Red’ Paris”. The Spectator, No. 2233, pp. 444-6.
Hoey, Frances Sarah. A Golden Sorrow. Harper and Brothers, 1872.
Hoey, Frances Sarah. A Golden Sorrow. Hurst and Blackett, 1872.
Hoey, Frances Sarah. A House of Cards. Tinsley Brothers, 1868.
Yates, Edmund, and Frances Sarah Hoey. A Righted Wrong. George Routledge and Sons.
Yates, Edmund, and Frances Sarah Hoey. A Righted Wrong. Tinsley Brothers, 1870.
Hoey, Frances Sarah. “Buried in the Deep”. Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, Vol.
, W. and R. Chambers, pp. 65 - 8; 83.
Hoey, Frances Sarah. Falsely True. Tinsley Brothers, 1870.