Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Topics: Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Marriage, Writing Pages: 2 (612 words) Published: September 16, 2013
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Mary Braddon a very creative writer of her time. She was named the "Queen of Sensation" in the year of (1835to 1915) because she had successfuly wrote more than eighty novels. Some of her novels were published in various literary magazines because of her husband decided to published them in his magazines. Some of her accounts in her life she used the year 1835 as the year she was born. She was also born at a place called Soho, London. She was the youngest child of a solicitor. She moved to the St. Leonards-On-Sea in East Sussex with her mom after her parents marriage broke down because of her father was spending all their money on wastful junk that they didn't need.

When she was twenty five she started her actting career. So she can earn reasonable income. She also started writting her short fiction and poetry in her spare time while her acting career was taking off. When she was sixty one she has already became an editorial assitant the publisher named ohn Maxwell. After awhile of working as his assistant and soon became lovers. Maxwell and his wife was separated when she became mentaly ill after her having their last child. Mary's lover named John Maxwell was married, with five children and a wife that was put and confined into a mental institutin called Dublin mental institution. To Maxwell the subject of his wife was a subject of much controversy. Mary and Maxwell could not be married untill Maxwells first wife died whitch was in 1874.

So Mary Braddon decided to move in with Maxwell and his five children. When she moved in with him she became is common-law wife and a step mother to six kids. When she was being criticised on her novel by a lady that goes by the name Mrs. Oliphant made a comment saying."Knew too much about...
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