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Mary Dodge

(1831—1905)


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(1831–1905),

New York City author and editor of juvenile fiction, is best known for her popular Hans Brinker; or, The Silver Skates (1865), a story of youthful adventures in a Dutch setting. She became editor of the magazine St. Nicholas in 1873, and in this position was the most important influence of the time on children's literature.

Subjects: Literature.


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