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A——

A——   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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is a ‘fashionable watering place’ in *Agnes Grey. See scarborough.

‘Aaron Trow’

‘Aaron Trow’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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was first serialized in Public Opinion, 14 and 21 December 1861 (reprinted in TAC2). A savagely realistic convict

Abbot, Martha

Abbot, Martha   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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in Jane Eyre; the spiteful, sycophantic lady's maid to Jane Eyre's Aunt Sarah *Reed. She respects her

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–56)   Reference library

Paul Schlicke

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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His ‘burlesque ballad opera’ The Revolt of the Workhouse (1834) influenced Oliver Twist (to William Mitchell, 16

Abercorn, Lord

Abercorn, Lord   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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An extravagant young nobleman in the *Glass Town and Angrian saga, who is compelled to sell his estate,

‘About Hunting’

‘About Hunting’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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Foxhunting is a most thoroughly English pastime, open to lords, tenants, and tradesmen alike and conducive to goodwill among them.

abridgements of Dickens's works

abridgements of Dickens's works   Reference library

Alan S. Watts

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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were made by the author himself when preparing his public readings. Since then most have been made either to

accomplishments

accomplishments   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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including ‘fancy’ needlework, were important for the social and professional mobility of middle‐class women in the 19th century. Defined by

‘Accusations against Lord Brougham, The’

‘Accusations against Lord Brougham, The’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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Lord Brougham, now elderly, known for public service over 50 years, stands accused of selling patronage. His faults do

achievement-and-decline thesis

achievement-and-decline thesis   Reference library

Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

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This thesis is commonly associated with Thomas C. Moser’s influential study Joseph Conrad: Achievement and Decline (1957),

Acorn, Lawrence

Acorn, Lawrence   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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young ne'er-do-well and horse thief, known for his scrapes with the law, including two years' imprisonment with hard labour. He

Acrofcroomb

Acrofcroomb   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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a city and province of Ashantee, which features only in the early stages of the *Glass Town and Angrian

acting and actors

acting and actors   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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As a student of drama, Trollope encouraged G. H. *Lewes to publish his theatre critiques in more permanent form. Thus,

Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron

Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron (1834–1902)   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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distinguished English historian, Regius Professor of History at Cambridge (1895); involved in founding the English Historical Review; Baron

actors

actors   Reference library

Jim Davis

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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Dickens was an enthusiastic theatregoer who particularly admired good acting. As a shorthand writer at Doctors' Commons he went to

Adam Bede

Adam Bede   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot

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George Eliot's first full-length novel, published 1 February 1859.

Composition

Adam Bede was begun at Richmond on 22

Adams, Henry

Adams, Henry (1838–1918)   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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American historian best known for The History of the United States during the Administration of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Adamson, Jack

Adamson, Jack   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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one of the four disreputable conspirators who accuse John Caldigate of bigamy in order to receive money from him as

adaptations

adaptations   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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The Victorian stage regularly plundered Scott and Dickens, whose magnified characters and action-filled plots had an intrinsic theatricality. Trollope was

adaptations of Dickens's works

adaptations of Dickens's works (non-dramatic)   Reference library

Alan S. Watts

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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introduce new situations, jokes, songs, etc. into the framework of one of Dickens's stories, without changing the main outline of

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