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Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885


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  • Fuller Name

    • Susannah Strickland
  • Variants

    • Moodie, Mrs. (Susanna), 1803-1885
    • Strickland, Susannah, 1803-1885
    • Strickland, S. (Susanna), 1803-1885
    • S. M., 1803-1885
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Moodie, Susannah Strickland, 1803-1885
  • Sources

    • found: Her Life in the clearings, 1887.
    • found: Her Flora Lyndsay, 1887:t.p. (Mrs. Moodie)
    • found: nuc89-18920: Her Roughing it in the bush ... 1986(hdg. on MnU rept.: Moodie, Susannah Strickland, 1803-1885; usage: Susanna Moodie)
    • found: NUC pre-56(usage: Susanna Moodie; Mrs. Moodie; Susannah Strickland)
    • found: NLC, 9/20/89(hdg: Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885)
    • found: Negro slavery described by a Negro, 2001:title screen (S. Strickland)
    • found: Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill website, National Library of Canada, 14 Nov. 2003:Writing and publications, English writing, Susanna's creative focus screen (Before she left Britain, Susanna assisted two former West Indian slaves in telling their stories for the Anti-Slavery Society. The History of Mary Prince... and Negro Slavery Described By a Negro: Being the Narrative of Ashton Warner... were both published in 1831)
    • found: Bentley's miscellany, 1852:volume 32, number 187, pages 143-152 (Canadian life: Jeanie Burns, [by] S.M.)
    • found: Wellesley Index, via WWW, 25 January 2018(Canadian life: Jeanie Burns written by Susannah (Strickland) Moodie, 1803-1885, novelist)
    • found: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, via WWW, 25 January 2018(Susanna Moodie, née Strickland, autobiographer and short-story writer, was born at Bungay, Suffolk, on 6 December 1803; publishing work in annuals and in periodicals such as The Athenaeum, she was willing to experiment in almost any literary genre; her output in the 1820s and early 1830s includes, in addition to her poems, sketches, and stories for magazines, several children's stories; a novel (Spartacus, 1822), which she claimed to have written when she was thirteen; and a volume of poetry inspired by her conversion to congregationalism (Enthusiasm, and other Poems, 1831); she also helped the former slave Mary Prince to write her autobiography (1831), which was to become an important document in the abolition debate; on 4 April 1831 Susanna Strickland married John Wedderburn Dunbar Moodie; emigrated to Cobourg, Ontario, eventually settling in Belleville; she became editor of the Victoria Magazine, a short-lived periodical (thirteen issues) for which she and her husband wrote most of the material; she was also contributing stories and journalistic work to magazines such as the Literary Garland; in 1852 she published the work that established her reputation, Roughing it in the Bush; Susanna Moodie died on 8 April 1885 at 52 Adelaide Street, Toronto, and was buried in Belleville, Ontario)
  • LC Classification

    • PR9199.2.M65
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-03-10: new
    • 2018-01-27: revised
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