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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Amedeus

Amedeus  

Lover of A.G.A. and, with his old sweetheart Angelica, possibly the murderer of Julius Brenzaida, in the Gondal saga.
Brown family

Brown family  

Probably among the first to greet the Brontës on their arrival in Haworth on 20 April 1820, and witnesses to the many tragedies in the Brontës' personal lives. William Brown ...
Percy Hall

Percy Hall  

Family home of the Percy family in Wellington's Land, 20 miles east of Wellington's Glass Town, in the Glass Town and Angrian saga; bought in 1792 by Lord Edward Percy ...
Thomas Parker

Thomas Parker  

(1787–1866)a local Haworth celebrity who later won considerable fame as a tenor when he sang before Queen Victoria. The Brontës heard him sing as early as 20 July 1829 ...
Passing Events

Passing Events  

(21–9 Apr. 1836), untitled Angrian novelette in the Glass Town and Angrian saga begun by Charlotte Brontë on her 20th birthday at Haworth during her Easter holiday break from teaching ...
Often rebuked, yet always back returning

Often rebuked, yet always back returning  

Undated poem, of 20 lines by Emily Brontë, published by Charlotte in 1850. Since no manuscript has been found and since all of the other sixteen poems published by Charlotte ...
Shirley Keeldar

Shirley Keeldar  

The eponymous heroine of Charlotte Brontë's novel Shirley. At 21, she comes into a fortune of £20,000 and moves to Fieldhead, the family mansion in the parish of Briarfield in ...
Evening Chronicle

Evening Chronicle  

(31 January 1835–23 July 1847)The evening paper where Dickens published a series of twenty sketches, ‘Sketches of London’, from the paper's first issue until 20 August 1835. Set up ...
Roe Head

Roe Head  

Mirfield, an 18th-century house named after the hamlet of the same name on the northern edge of Mirfield, overlooking Dewsbury and the Calder valley, 20 miles from Haworth; where the ...
High Life in Verdopolis

High Life in Verdopolis  

‘or The difficulties of annexing a suitable title to a work practically illustrated in Six Chapters. By Lord C A F Wellesley’ (Charlotte Brontë) (20 Mar. 1834). This Angrian novelette ...
All the Year Round

All the Year Round  

A weekly magazine (1859–93) of serial fiction, essays, poetry, topical journalism, and information which Dickens published and edited from 30 April 1859 (seeserial literature; publishing). ...
journalist, Dickens as

journalist, Dickens as  

For so much of the 20th century Dickens studies have revolved around assessing and reassessing Dickens the novelist that perhaps inevitably assessments of Dickens as a journalist, if they have ...
Daily News

Daily News  

Was founded by Dickens in 1845 as a Liberal rival to the Morning Chronicle; the first issue appeared on 21 Jan. 1846. Dickens edited the paper for 17 numbers only, then handed over to John Forster. ...
George Smith

George Smith  

(1824–1901)Publisher, born in London, educated at Merchant Taylors' School and the City of London School. He joined in 1838 the firm of Smith & Elder, publishers and East India ...
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
Pickwick Papers

Pickwick Papers  

A novel by Dickens, first issued in 20 monthly parts April 1836–Nov. 1837, and as a volume in 1837.Mr Samuel Pickwick, general chairman of the Pickwick Club which he has founded, Messrs Tracy Tupman, ...

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