<noscript id="siaia"></noscript>
<optgroup id="siaia"></optgroup>
<optgroup id="siaia"><div id="siaia"></div></optgroup><center id="siaia"></center>
<optgroup id="siaia"><xmp id="siaia">
<optgroup id="siaia"><small id="siaia"></small></optgroup>
<optgroup id="siaia"><wbr id="siaia"></wbr></optgroup>
<center id="siaia"></center>
<center id="siaia"><div id="siaia"></div></center>
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience and security.
Mary Mapes Dodge
American author
Print

Mary Mapes Dodge

American author
Alternative Title: Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge

Mary Mapes Dodge, in full Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, (born Jan. 26, 1831, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Aug. 21, 1905, Onteora Park, N.Y.), American author of children’s books and first editor of St. Nicholas magazine.

A Mad Tea Party. Alice meets the March Hare and Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll's "Adventures of Alice in Wonderland" (1865) by English illustrator and satirical artist Sir John Tenniel.
Britannica Quiz
Getting Into Character
Lord Peter Wimsey is a fictional amateur:

As the daughter of an inventor and scientist, Mapes grew up in an environment where such prominent men as William Cullen Bryant and Horace Greeley were entertained. At 20 she married William Dodge, a lawyer, and they had two sons. To maintain her independence after she was suddenly widowed seven years later, she started writing children’s stories. Her first collection, Irvington Stories (1864), centred on the American colonial family. Its success prompted her publisher to request another. The following year Dodge’s beloved classic, Hans Brinker: or, The Silver Skates, appeared. The tale of an impoverished Dutch boy whose determination enabled him to obtain help for his sick father went through more than 100 editions during the author’s lifetime.

In 1868 Dodge became associate editor of Hearth and Home, with Harriet Beecher Stowe and Donald Grant Mitchell (“Ik Marvel”). In 1873, in the midst of an economic depression, Dodge was asked to become editor of a new publishing venture, the children’s magazine St. Nicholas. Its subsequent success stemmed from Dodge’s high literary and moral standards. Her editorial excellence enabled St. Nicholas to attract such well-known contemporary writers as Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Lucretia Peabody Hale, Louisa May Alcott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Rudyard Kipling.

Get kids back-to-school ready with Expedition: Learn!
Subscribe Today!
91超碰caoporon国产香蕉