‘Our Literary Connexion’: Rosa Praed and George Bentley


This essay examines Rosa Praed’s communication ‘through letters, agreements, publisher’s ledgers, and memoirs of her dealings with one of her early publishers, George Bentley of Richard Bentley & Son. These dealings were essentially professional and financial, but they were also educative and personal. George Bentley was one of several male mentors during Praed’s first decade of publishing, but the only one who was both mentor and publisher….’ (108)

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Published 1 October 2012 in Volume 27 No. 3-4. Subjects: Literary history, Literary world, Publishing history, Publishing rights, Writer's works, Rosa Praed, 19th Century Women Writers.

Cite as: Tiffin, Chris. ‘‘Our Literary Connexion’: Rosa Praed and George Bentley.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 27, no. 3/4, 2012, doi: 10.20314/als.310c4bcc36.