Marietta Holley

Marietta Holley Marietta Holley (pen names, Jemyma, later, '''Josiah Allen's Wife'''; July 16, 1836 – March 1, 1926), was an American humorist who used satire to comment on U.S. society and politics. Holley enjoyed a prolific writing career and was a bestselling author in the late 19th century, though she was largely forgotten by the time of her death. Her writing was frequently compared to that of Mark Twain and Edgar Nye. Along with Frances Miriam Whitcher and Ann S. Stephens, Holley is remembered as one of America's most significant early female humorists. Holley's work appealed to all classes of society. Her readers are scattered over the entire world and include men and women of every station and grade. Her books are widely read in Europe. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1983
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1914
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1887
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1895
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1969
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1905
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1879
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1890
    Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1887
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1896
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1885
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1890
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1883
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1894
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1890
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1895
    Microform Book
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    by Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926
    Published 1880
    Microform Book
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