Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Scott, Caroline
Birth Name: Caroline Lucy Douglas
Married Name: Caroline Lucy Scott
Titled: Caroline Lucy, Lady Scott
published three anonymous novels over a span of almost thirty years, beginning under the patronage of her novelist cousin Lady Charlotte Bury
. Meanwhile she had become an Evangelical Christian, who put her fervent belief into her final novel, and went on to books of direct religious instruction, published under her name. The first, a work of theology, appeared during her lifetime, and the other two, of instructional acrostics for children, after her death.
was introduced as a young woman into the Bluestocking circle. Her friendship with the younger Louisa Clinton
produced some attractive letters and that with Frances, Lady Douglas
, produced a remarkable memoir. Lady Douglas's...
Stuart, Lady Louisa, and J. Steven Watson. Memoire of Frances, Lady Douglas. Editor Rubenstein, Jill, Scottish Academic Press, 1985.
The white neck-cloth species, exemplified by Caroline Scott
's The Old Grey Church, is both upper-class and fervently Evangelical in setting: a kind of genteel tract on a large scale, intended as a sort...
Lady Charlotte Bury
also edited novels by other writers. As the authoress of Flirtation she edited Lady Caroline Scott
's A Marriage in High Life, 1828 (of which another edition appeared in 1836).
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In 1837 she...
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Scott, Caroline. A Marriage in High Life. Editor Bury, Lady Charlotte, H. Colburn, 1828.
Scott, Caroline. Acrostics: Historical, Geographical, and Biographical. 1863.
Scott, Caroline. Exposition of Types and Antitypes of the Old and New Testament. R. Bentley, 1856.
Scott, Caroline. Incentives to Bible Study. 1860.
Scott, Caroline. The Old Grey Church. R. Bentley, 1856.