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J.F. Archibald

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(1856–1919), was born near Geelong, Victoria, the son of an Irish-born policeman; baptised John Feltham Archibald, he adopted the Christian names Jules François in the 1870s and ...

Archibald, J. F.

Archibald, J. F. (1856–1919)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
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Literature
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732 words

..., J. F. ( 1856–1919 ), was born near Geelong, Victoria, the son of an Irish-born policeman; baptised John Feltham Archibald , he adopted the Christian names Jules François in the 1870s and revised his family history in accord with his Francophilia. He was educated in Warrnambool, where as a youth he became an apprentice in the printing trade. His first paragraphs were written for the Hamilton Spectator and the Port Fairy Gazette and in 1875 he left for Melbourne to try journalism. Disappointed in his hopes of securing a position on the Argus he...

J.F. Archibald

J.F. Archibald  

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(1856–1919),was born near Geelong, Victoria, the son of an Irish-born policeman; baptised John Feltham Archibald, he adopted the Christian names Jules François in the 1870s and revised his family ...
Painting

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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5,778 words
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Oxford University Press

...views of the Thames exhibited by J. M. W. *Turner in his London gallery during the first decade of the nineteenth century, exemplify this dualized representation of the landscape. Constable's canvas invites our eye to travel along the pathways of a working mill and water-way on our left, and to potter around the picturesque foreground on our right. Contemporary writings on the arts tied such visual journeys to specific modes of reading. In the associationist theories of spectatorial response articulated by the Revd Archibald Alison ( 1757–1839 ) in his ...

Job

Job   Reference library

James L. Crenshaw and James L. Crenshaw

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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28,334 words
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Oxford University Press

...of the powerful but unreflective deity to ḥokmâ (wisdom) resulted in the cross, an attempt to provide a more reasoned response to the problem of evil. Jack Kahn ( 1975 ) draws on psychiatry to trace the process of grief through which Job passed. Goethe's Faust and Archibald MacLeish's J. B. ( 1956 ) approach the problem of evil from a literary perspective, whereas Girard ( 1987 ) stresses the universal desire to establish order through identifying and murdering a scapegoat, and Gutiérrez ( 1987 ) identifies the problem as that of speaking properly...

Archibald Prize

Archibald Prize  

Funded by a legacy left by J. F. Archibald and valued at $10 000, is Australia's most prestigious prize for portraiture and has been awarded annually by the Art Gallery of ...
J.F. Dwyer

J.F. Dwyer  

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(1874–1952),born Camden Park, NSW, became a contributor of verse and short fiction to the Bulletin under J. F. Archibald while serving a prison sentence 1899–1902. He left Australia in ...
Mahogany Ship

Mahogany Ship  

Reputedly wrecked at Armstrongs Bay, between Warrnambool and Port Fairy, Victoria, was so named due to the reported dark colour and the hard, glassy quality of its timber. Recorded sightings ...
Rēgia

Rēgia  

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Traditionally the home of King Numa (see rex), was situated at the east end of the forum Romanum, between the via Sacra and the precinct of Vesta. Under the republic it was the seat of authority of ...
Priest in Absolution

Priest in Absolution  

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(1866; 1870).A privately printed manual for the use of Anglican confessors, compiled by the Revd J. C. Chambers at the request of the Society of the Holy Cross. The ...
Colosseum

Colosseum  

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The name since medieval times of the Amphitheatrum Flavium, a vast amphitheatre in Rome, begun c.75 ad; the name is Latin, and is the neuter of colosseus ‘gigantic’.
In the Days When the World Was Wide

In the Days When the World Was Wide  

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Henry Lawson's first major book of verse, was published in 1896; dedicated to J. F. Archibald, it carried on the title page a sketch by Frank Mahony of Lawson ‘humping ...
A Golden Shanty

A Golden Shanty  

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One of Australia's most famous goldfields short stories, written by Edward Dyson, was published originally as ‘A Profitable Pub’ in the Bulletin's Christmas issue, 1887. J. F. Archibald used Dyson's ...
Sylvia Lawson

Sylvia Lawson  

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(1932– ),born Sydney, is a great-granddaughter of Louisa Lawson. She writes in the genres of history, journalism and fiction and in all three is concerned with the political dimensions of ...
Smith's Weekly

Smith's Weekly  

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An uninhibited Sydney newspaper which won an overseas reputation for its raciness and for the quality of its black-and-white art, was published 1919–50. It was named after Sir James Joynton ...
E.J. Brady

E.J. Brady  

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(1869–1952),born Carcoar, NSW, was the son of an Irishman who came to Australia from America, where he had fought in the Civil War. Brady first worked as a shipping ...
A.G. Stephens

A.G. Stephens  

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(1865–1933),born and educated at Toowoomba, Queensland, was in 1880 apprenticed to a Sydney printer and in 1886 admitted to membership of the NSW Typographical Association. In 1888 he returned ...
Fenton John Anthony Hort

Fenton John Anthony Hort  

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(1828–92), NT scholar. From 1878 he held professorships at Cambridge. He worked, in conjunction with B. F. Westcott, on an edition of the Greek text of the NT almost continuously from 1852 until its ...
Literature

Literature  

In Australia first took the form of official reports, annals, and semi-official accounts of settlement, such as Watkin Tench's A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay (1789). The first ...
Rome

Rome  

According to tradition the ancient city was founded by Romulus (after whom it is named) in 753 bc on the Palatine Hill; as it grew it spread to the other six hills of Rome (Aventine, Caelian, ...
mortars

mortars  

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N.1 a short smoothbore gun for firing shells (technically called bombs) at high angles.2 a similar device used for firing a lifeline or firework.v.attack or bombard with shells fired from a ...

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