Ellen Wood

[Mrs. Henry Wood]

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Ellen Wood (17 January 1814 – 10 February 1887), was an English novelist, better known as "Mrs. Henry Wood". She is best known for her 1861 novel East Lynne.

Ellen Price was born in Worcester in 1814. In 1836 she married Henry Wood, who worked in the banking and shipping trade in Dauphiné in the South of France, where they lived for 20 years. On the failure of Wood's business,... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


more quotations »
  • ''We are truly indefatigable in providing for the needs of the body, but we starve the soul.''
    Ellen Wood (1813-87), British playwright, writer, journalist. About Ourselves, ch. 1 (1883).
Read more quotations »

Comments about Ellen Wood

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Report Error]