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Frederick Langbridge

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(1849–1922) married (1878) Jane Wilson. Born in Birmingham, he was educated at King Edward VI's School, Birmingham, St Alban Hall, and Merton College, Oxford. He was ordained ...

Langbridge, Frederick

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The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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2005

..., Frederick ( 1849–1922 ) married ( 1878 ) Jane Wilson . Born in Birmingham, he was educated at King Edward VI's School, Birmingham, St Alban Hall, and Merton College, Oxford. He was ordained ( 1876 ) to the curacy of St George's, Kendal; three years later he went to Ireland and worked in Derry and Limerick. From 1882 he was Rector of St John's, Limerick. He was made a canon of St Munchins's in Limerick cathedral in 1906 . He published some twelve volumes of verse, several plays, books for boys and children, and several novels. Both The Calling of...

Frederick Langbridge

Frederick Langbridge  

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(1849–1922) married (1878) Jane Wilson.Born in Birmingham, he was educated at King Edward VI's School, Birmingham, St Alban Hall, and Merton College, Oxford. He was ordained (1876) to the ...
Rosamond Langbridge

Rosamond Langbridge  

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(1880–1964) married J. S. Fletcher.Born in Donegal, daughter of the Revd Frederick Langbridge, she was brought up and educated privately in Limerick. Langbridge contributed fiction and articles to ...
Langbridge, Rosamond

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The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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..., Rosamond [ Rosamond Grant Langbridge ] ( 1880–1964 ) married J. S. Fletcher . Born in Donegal, daughter of the Revd Frederick Langbridge , she was brought up and educated privately in Limerick. Langbridge contributed fiction and articles to the Manchester Guardian . She specialized in marriage problem novels of a mildly racy kind. The Flame and the Flood ( 1903 ), which appeared in the Fisher Unwin ‘First Novel Library’, concerns ‘amorous passages’ between a vulgar professional pianist who is false to his wife and a hysterical heroine who is...

regional fiction

regional fiction   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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... Conyers , Robert Cromie , Alice Dease , Edmund Downey , Lord Dunsany , Charlotte Eccles , Stephen Foreman , ‘M. E. Francis ’, Lady Gilbert , ‘Sarah Grand ’, Catherine J. Hamilton , ‘M. Hamilton ’, H. A. Hinkson , S. R. Keightley , W. Patrick Kelly , Frederick Langbridge , John Heron Lepper , Winifred M. Letts , S. R. Lysaght , Justin H. M'Carthy , Randall William McDonnell , Ella MacMahon , L. McManus , Seamus MacManus , Ethel Colburn Mayne , F. Frankfort Moore , George Moore , Mrs H. H. Penrose , P. A. Sheehan , E. Œ . ...

feminist fiction

feminist fiction   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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..., C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne , A. M. Irvine , Sheila Kaye-Smith , Annesley Kenealy , Arabella Kenealy , Flora Klickmann , Rosamond Langbridge , Margaret Legge , M. Little , Ivy Low , Mrs Belloc Lowndes , Louise Mack , Ethel Colburn Mayne , F. M. Mayor , Gladys Mendl , ‘Isabel Meredith ’, Viola Meynell , Jean Middlemass , Florence Montgomery , L. M. Montgomery , ‘Elinor Mordaunt ’, Horace W. C. Newte , Frederick Niven , Alfred Ollivant , A. Perrin , Margaret Peterson , John Randal , Amber Reeves , Mrs Baillie Reynolds , W. Pett Ridge ,...

Fiction

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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...Guillaume-Joseph-Gabriel de La Landelle ( 1812–1886 ), author of Les épaulettes d’amiral ( 1856 ) and La frégate l’Introuvable ( 1868 ), are the most notable. The Twentieth Century The first important naval novel of the twentieth century, The Gunroom ( 1919 ) by Charles Langbridge Morgan ( 1894–1958 ), fictionalized Morgan’s life as a midshipman in the Royal Navy before World War I. In the 1930s, Charles Nordhoff ( 1887–1947 ) and James Norman Hall ( 1887–1951 ) returned to the eighteenth-century inspiration with massive historical research for...

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