Related Content

Related Overviews

John Ruskin (1819—1900) art critic and social critic

Richard Henry Horne (1802—1884) writer

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811—1863) novelist

Leigh Hunt (1784—1859) poet, journalist, and literary critic

See all related overviews in Oxford Reference »


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Literature
  • Literary studies (19th century)


Show Summary Details


George Smith

(1824—1901) publisher, businessman, and founder of the Dictionary of National Biography

Quick Reference


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 ...

Reference entries