Juliana (Horatia Gatty) Ewing Biography

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In the field of mid-nineteenth-century children's literature, Juliana Horatia Ewing's work ranks with that of Charles Kingsley, George MacDonald, Charlotte Yonge, Mrs. Molesworth, and Jean Ingelow. Most of her stories and poems first appeared in Aunt Judy's Magazine (1866-1885), one of the most important British publications for children, which was edited first by her mother, Margaret Gatty (1809-1873), author of Parables from Nature (1855-1871); then by Juliana and her sister, Horatia Katherine; and finally by Horatia Katherine alone. The second of eight children who survived infancy, Juliana was her mother's favorite child, the heiress to her literary ambitions, and, latterly, her confidante and most dependable contributor to Aunt Judy's Magazine, which provided a small but necessary addition to the always straitened family finances. From early childhood, Juliana was the mistress of the nursery entertainments: known in the family as Aunt Judy, she was the organizer of...

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