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John Henry Newman

(1801—1890) theologian and cardinal

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Aubrey De Vere

Aubrey De Vere  

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(1814–1902),born in Co. Limerick, the son of Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846, himself a poet), came early under the influence of Wordsworth and Coleridge. His voluminous works include The Waldenses, or ...
Callista

Callista  

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A religious novel by J. H. Newman.
Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley  

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(1819–75).Vicar of Eversley (Hants), social reformer, novelist, and ‘muscular Christian’. Influenced by F. D. Maurice and Thomas Carlyle, Kingsley became a leading spirit in the Christian socialist ...
Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins  

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(1844–1889) British Catholic priest and poetPoems [edited (by) Robert Bridges] (1918) PoetryPoems: Second Edition, with Additional Poems [edited (by) Charles Williams] (1930) PoetryPoems [edited (by) ...
Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc  

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(1870–1953)British author of half-French parentage.Born in St Cloud, France, Belloc was brought by his widowed mother to England in 1872. He was educated at Cardinal Newman's Oratory School near ...
Isaac Williams

Isaac Williams  

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(1802–65),was influenced by Keble, participated in the Oxford Movement, and contributed to Tracts for the Times. He was author of poems in Lyra Apostolica and other poetical works including The ...
James Anthony Froude

James Anthony Froude  

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(1818–94)Historian and biographer, born in Dartington, son of the archdeacon of Totnes, youngest of eight children, five of whom died of tuberculosis along with his mother, by the time ...
Joseph Blanco White

Joseph Blanco White  

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(1775–1814), theological writer. Born in Spain of Irish parents, he was ordained to the RC priesthood in 1800. He suffered religious doubt, came to England, and became an Anglican; he was well known ...
literature of education

literature of education  

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Before the 17th century educational writing sought mainly to improve the classical curriculum (Roger Ascham's The Schoolmaster, 1570), but calls for broader purposes in education came from John ...
Lyra Apostolica

Lyra Apostolica  

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A collection of 179 sacred poems, published 1836, contributed originally to the British Magazine. The poems appeared anonymously; the six authors, all associated with the Oxford Movement, were each ...
Mark Pattison

Mark Pattison  

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(1813–84), Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, from 1861. In 1832 he entered Oriel College; here he came under the influence of J. H. Newman. Later his enthusiasm for the Oxford Movement declined, and ...
Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold  

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(1822–88),English poet, critic, and educator, visited the U.S. in 1883 and again in 1886, at which times he delivered the lectures collected in Discourses in America (1885) and gathered the ...
Mrs Humphry Ward

Mrs Humphry Ward  

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(1851–1920) married (1872) Thomas Humphry Ward (1845–1926).Born in Hobart Town, Tasmania, she was the daughter of a school inspector who lost his job on converting to Roman Catholicism when ...
Newman, John Henry

Newman, John Henry   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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In James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), Stephen Daedalus and his schoolmate Heron

Newman, John Henry

Newman, John Henry (1801–1890)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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(1801–1890),

theologian and cultural philosopher. Born in London and educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was a

Richard Whately

Richard Whately  

(1787–1863),professor of political economy at Oxford (1829–31), then archbishop of Dublin. He involved himself in educational reform and published works on philosophy and religion, supporting Broad ...
Ronald Knox

Ronald Knox  

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(1888–1957)Writer and Roman Catholic priest, born at Kibworth, Leicestershire, and educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford. He was received into the Church of Rome in 1917 and ...
William Hurrell Mallock

William Hurrell Mallock  

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(1849–1923)Novelist, poet, and satirist, the nephew of Richard Hurrell and James Anthony Froude, born at Cockington Court, Devon, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He is best known as ...

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