George J. Dance
Joseph Ashby-Sterry (1836-1917), from
Theatre Magazine, 1889. Courtesy . Wikimedia Commons
Joseph Ashby-Sterry (1836-1917) was a humorous English poet and novelist.
Ashby-Sterry was a contributor to
and other London magazines. He wrote the "Bystander" column in the Punch Graphic for 18 years. His poetry collections Boudoir Ballads (1876) and The Lazy Minstrel (1886) both had a quick success.
Katharine and Petruchio; or, The shaming of the true. London, S. Rivers, 1870; New York: Happy Hours.
The Wooden Midshipman. [London?]: [1881?]
A Naughty Girl: A story of 1893. London: Bliss, Sands & Foster, 1893
also published as A Naughty Girl. London: Sands, 1908.
(illustrated by William Hatherell). London: Bliss & Sands, 1896.
A Tale of the Thames: With illustrations in verse
Short fiction Edit
Fifty Novels (with Frank Abell). London: Diprose & Bateman, 1883.
Nutshell Novels. London: Hutchinson, 1891.
The Shuttlecock Papers: A book for an idle hour. London: Tinsley Bros., 1873.
. London: Tinsley, 1874.
Tiny Travels A Snailway Guide to Tunbridge Wells. Tunbridge Wells, UK: R. Clements, 1884.
Cucumber Chronicles: A book to be taken in slices. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1887.
Charles Dickens in Southwark. London: 1888.
The New Fiction: A protest against sexmania; and other papers. London: Westminster Gazette Office, 1895.
The Bystander; or, Leaves for the lazy. London: Sands, 1901.
Neath Mistletoe Joseph Ashby Sterry Audiobook
. Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat
Joseph Ashby-Sterry poet and novelist, VIAF, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Jan. 28, 2017.
↑ Kristine Moruzi,
Constructing Girlhood Through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915, Routledge, 2016, 72. Google Books, Web, Jan. 28, 2017. ↑
Search results = au:Joseph Ashby-Sterry, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Jan. 28, 2017.
External links Edit
" Kindness to Animals"
Ashby-Sterry in " A Victorian Anthology: A Marlow Madrigal," " A Portrait," " The Little Rebel"
The Social Zodiac ( rondeaux by Ashby-Sterry): " January (Upon the Ice)," " February (Saint Valentine)," " March (O Wind of March)," " April (An April Day)," " May (A Private View)," " June (In Rotten Row)," " July (On Henley Bridge)," " August (Beside the Sea)," " September (A Foreign Tour)," " October (Once More at Home)," " November (A London Fog)," " December ('Neath Mistletoe)"
The Lazy Minstrel on the Thames (18 poems)
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