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Fannys Fortune Isa Craig- Knox

Fannys Fortune

Isa Craig- Knox

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Mrs. Isa nee Craig Knox (1831-1903) was a Victorian social reformer, womens rights activist, journalist, poetess and novelist. In 1853, she secured a position on the staff of The Scotsman, writing literary reviews and articles on social questions.MoreMrs. Isa nee Craig Knox (1831-1903) was a Victorian social reformer, womens rights activist, journalist, poetess and novelist. In 1853, she secured a position on the staff of The Scotsman, writing literary reviews and articles on social questions. Largely self-educated in literature, Isa was an admired poet in her day, first attracting fame as the winner of the Robert Burns Centenary Competition in 1858. Outside of her writing for the periodicals, she published three volumes of poetry: Poems by Isa (1856), Duchess Agnes (1864) and Songs of Consolation (1874). Her educational books, The Little Folks History of England (1872), Yes or No? -Tales on the Parables (1872) and Easy History for Upper Standards (1885) were popular during her life.