Susan Ferrier of Edinburgh
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Susan Ferrier of Edinburgh a biography. by Aline Grant

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Published by A. Swallow in Denver .
Written in English


  • Ferrier, Susan, 1782-1854.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR4699.F4 Z67
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6218593M
LC Control Number57002312

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  Ferrier’s work was “wildly popular in her lifetime”, according to McDermid. Her first work, Marriage, was written in but was published eight years later anonymously by the Edinburgh publisher. Susan Edmonstone Ferrier was a Scottish novelist. Her novels, giving vivid accounts of Scottish life and presenting sharp views on women's education, remained popular throughout the 19th century/5.   She is publicising Ferrier’s work by having it illuminated across buildings in Edinburgh, Susan’s home town. Follow the link to read all about it. Marriage is set in Edinburgh, the Highlands and London and follows two generations of women, mother and . Inveraray Castle Susan Edmonstone Ferrier lived from 17 September to She was a novelist at a time when that was not quite an acceptable thing for a young lady to do, and one of a social circle in Edinburgh that included Sir Walter Scott. The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline.

Ferrier would likely have wanted to remain anonymous, as many of the fictional characters in her books were based on her acquaintances in Edinburgh’s high society. While she publicly denied writing. The World of Susan Ferrier Interiors. Creating the Art of Atmosphere. Our interiors are meant to be experienced, to take you beyond the expected and into the extraordinary. Susan Ferrier was born in Edinburgh in She wrote three novels, Marriage, The Inheritance and Destiny, and was, in her day, more widely read than her contemporary Jane Austen. She died in /5(7). Val McDermid has revealed that in New Year’s Resurrection she will resurrect Susan Ferrier an Edinburgh born and bred novelist in the nineteenth century. “The most remarkable thing about the nineteenth century Scottish novelist Susan Edmonstone Ferrier is that she has all but disappeared from our consciousness.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, Aline. Susan Ferrier of Edinburgh. Denver, A. Swallow [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Susan Ferrier; Susan. Susan Ferrier of Edinburgh. [Aline Grant; Susan Ferrier] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.   Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrates Edinburgh’s and Scotland’s rich literary heritage and its young people with the launch of the innovative and collaborative new project Message from the Skies co-commissioned with the Edinburgh International Book Festival - a story told chapter by chapter on 12 buildings and landmarks across Edinburgh.   The Ferrier Arch is the world’s largest monument to a writer. Designed as a triumphal arch festooned with wrought iron figures, it is dedicated to Susan Ferrier (–). In , Ferrier began planning a novel with a friend. However, apart from one chapter, she wrote Marriage alone and it was published anonymously in