Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1724-01-12
Death 1789-01-23
Britons
French, English

Biographical notes:

Frances Brooke (b. January 12, 1724, Lincolnshire, England–d. January 23, 1789, Sleaford, England) was English novelist, essayist, playwright and translator. By the late 1740s, she had moved to London, where she embarked on her career as a poet and playwright. Under the pseudonym of Mary Singleton, Spinster, she edited thirty-seven issues of her own weekly periodical, Old Maid (1755–56). She wrote her first novel, The History of Lady Julia Mandeville, in 1763.

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Subjects:

  • Songs, French--18th century
  • Opera--18th century
  • Operas--Librettos
  • Songs--18th century
  • English drama--18th century
  • English literature--18th century
  • Finance, Personal

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Dramatists

Places:

  • Canada, 00, CA
  • Lincolnshire, ENG, GB
  • England, ENG, GB