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Adventures of Philip

Adventures of Philip  

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on his Way through the World, Showing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him by, The The last complete novel of William Makepeace Thackeray, serialized in the ...
Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë  

(1820–1849) British novelist and poetAgnes Grey (1847) FictionThe Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) FictionAgnes Grey (1847) FictionThe Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) Fiction
Blackwood's Magazine

Blackwood's Magazine  

(1817–1980),or ‘the Maga’, was an innovating monthly periodical begun by W. Blackwood as a Tory rival to the Whiggish Edinburgh Review. It began in April 1817 as the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine and in ...
Bon Gaultier

Bon Gaultier  

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The pseudonym (taken from Rabelais) under which W. E. Aytoun and T. Martin published in 1845 A Book of Ballads, a collection of parodies and light poems. Among the authors parodied are Tennyson ...
Brontë interest in pugilism

Brontë interest in pugilism  

Boxing was a fashionable sport which embraced all classes in the early 19th century and was practised by Brontë heroes like Byron and John Wilson (the ‘Christopher North’ of Blackwood's ...
Catherine

Catherine  

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A novel by Thackeray, published serially in Fraser's Magazine, 1839–40.Thackeray took the outline of the story of the murderess Catherine Hayes from the Newgate Calendar, and deliberately made his ...
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 ...
Children's Friend

Children's Friend  

An evangelical children's magazine edited by Revd W. Carus Wilson, founder of the School for Clergymen's Daughters at Cowan Bridge, model for Lowood School in Jane Eyre. ‘The Child's Guide’ ...
critical reception to 1860

critical reception to 1860  

Although all four Brontës had published work prior to 1847, Jane Eyre was the first of their writings to receive significant critical attention. The sisters' book of Poems 1846 had ...
criticism 1860–1940

criticism 1860–1940  

After the flood of reviews that followed the publication of Elizabeth Gaskell's Life and the posthumous release of The Professor in 1857, there was a period of about twenty years ...
E. T. A. Hoffmann

E. T. A. Hoffmann  

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(orig. Wilhelm, but adopted name Amadeus in homage to Mozart) (b Königsberg, 1776; d Berlin, 1822).Ger. writer, music critic Hoffmann, composer, and conductor. Was th. cond. from 1808 at Bamberg, ...
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton  

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(1803–73)English playwright, politician, and novelist. In Parliament Bulwer chaired the 1832 Select Committee which was responsible for a bill to allow any licenced theatre to play any kind of ...
foreign languages

foreign languages  

Five of the Brontë children studied languages other than English. All of them had access to translations of Greek, Roman, French, and German literature through books on Revd Patrick Brontë's shelves, ...
Francis Sylvester Mahony

Francis Sylvester Mahony  

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(1804–66),best known by his pseudonym Father Prout, a Jesuit priest who left the order for a career as a journalist and poet. He contributed many lively papers and poems to Fraser's Magazine (later ...
G. H. Lewes

G. H. Lewes  

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(1817–78),a versatile writer, was author of plays, essays (notably on Comte and Hegel), Ranthorpe (1847), a novel in imitation of Goethe; and a popular history of philosophy from F. Bacon to Comte ...
George Savage FitzBoodle

George Savage FitzBoodle  

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One of Thackeray's pseudonyms. As the narrator of the FitzBoodle Papers, published in Fraser's Magazine 1842–3, FitzBoodle, a bachelor clubman, tells the story of his own amorous misadventures.
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 ...
James Hogg

James Hogg  

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(1770–1835),the ‘Ettrick Shepherd’, was born in Ettrick Forest and became a shepherd. His poetic gift was discovered by Sir W. Scott, to whom he had sent poems for Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. ...
Jane Austen

Jane Austen  

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(1775–1817) British novelistSense and Sensibility (1811) FictionPride and Prejudice (1813) FictionMansfield Park (1814) FictionEmma (1815) FictionNorthanger Abbey; and Persuasion (1818) FictionLady ...
Leeds Intelligencer

Leeds Intelligencer  

Established in 1754, the Leeds Intelligencer was one of the three local news‐papers read regularly in the Brontës' childhood home. Like Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine and Fraser's Magazine, ...

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