Frances Minto (Dickinson) Elliot Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 9 pages of information about the life of Frances Minto (Dickinson) Elliot.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Frances Minto (Dickinson) Elliot

Although the travel narratives, histories, and romances of Frances Minto (Dickinson) Elliot proved fairly popular throughout the late nineteenth century, neither she nor her work has yet received, as the writer of her London Times obituary frankly admitted, "a permanent place in the literature of the time." Indeed, the student of nineteenth-century travel literature or romance fiction will be hard-pressed to find even the briefest references to her name or her works in standard literary histories. Nonetheless, a bibliographic survey of her works reveals reprints sufficient to suggest that she had a substantial readership in North America and Europe, as well as in Britain. Leipzig publisher Christian Bernhard von Tauchnitz, who took advantage of the lack of international copyright agreements, quickly added her titles to his cheaply priced Collection of British and American Authors, a series that continued in print until 1939. As late as 1927, fifty-four years...

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