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Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson is the author of Literary Seductions: Compulsive Writers and Diverted Readers and The Courtesan’s Revenge: Harriette Wilson, the Woman Who Blackmailed the King. She lives in London with her daughter.

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Literary Seductions

Frances Wilson

St. Martin's Press

We have all surrendered ourselves to the world that writing creates. Eudora Welty once observed that her mother read the works of Charles Dickens in the same spirit with which she would have eloped...

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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth

Frances Wilson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Described by the writer and opium addict Thomas De Quincey as “the very wildest . . . person I have ever known,” DorothyWordsworth was neither the self-effacing spinster nor...

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