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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924)

Burnett, Frances (Hodgson). An Anglo-American novelist; born in Manchester, England, Nov. 24, 1849; her family emigrated to America and settled in Tennessee in 1865; died in 1924. She early wrote stories. In 1873 Miss Hodgson married Dr. Burnett, and in 1875 settled in Washington. After various short stories, she published as a serial in Scribner’s Magazine ‘That Lass o’ Lowrie’s,’ which became very popular, was promptly issued in book form (1877), and was dramatized. It was followed by a number of novels, among which are: ‘Haworth’s’ (1879); ‘Louisiana’ (1881); ‘Esmeralda’; ‘A Fair Barbarian’ (1882); ‘Through One Administration’ (1883); ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy,’ a juvenile story, also dramatized (1887); ‘The Pretty Sister of José’ (1889); ‘The One I Knew Best of All,’ an autobiography (1893); ‘A Lady of Quality’ (1895); ‘His Grace of Osmonde,’ a sequel to the preceding; ‘The Shuttle’; ‘Dawn of a To-morrow’ (1909); ‘The Secret Garden’ (1909); ‘T. Tembarom’ (1913). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).