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Bulloch, John

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Metalwork. 193 words.

Bulloch, John (1805–1882), brass-finisher and literary scholar, was a native of Aberdeen. For most of his life he worked as a brass-finisher, and lived in very humble circumstances, but he...

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Chute, John

Peter Leach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Architecture; Art. 600 words.

Chute, John (1701–1776), architect and connoisseur of the arts and literature, was born on 30 December 1701, the youngest in the family of five sons and five daughters of Edward Chute...

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Colvin, Sir Sidney

Ernest Mehew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1803 words.

Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator, was born at Norwood, Surrey, on 18 June 1845, the youngest of the three children (all sons) who survived...

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Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall

Ann Margaret Ridler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing. 1399 words.

Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall (1824–1908), literary editor and artist, was born on 2 September 1824 at 3 Gray's Walk, Lambeth, London, the younger son (of thirteen children) of Joseph Ebsworth...

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Flatman, Thomas

John Murdoch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1292 words.

Flatman, Thomas (1635–1688), miniature painter and man of letters, is said to have been the son of a clerk in the court of chancery. According to his horoscope he was born on 21 February...

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Monkman, Kenneth Mackay

Melvyn New.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks. 1499 words.

Monkman, Kenneth Mackay (1911–1998), book collector and restorer of Shandy Hall, Coxwold, was born on 17 April 1911 at 215 Warwick Road, Carlisle, the son of Wilfred Monkman (1879–1949),...

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Mortimer, (Charles) Raymond Bell

J. W. Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1483 words.

Mortimer, (Charles) Raymond Bell (1895–1980), writer on literature and art critic, was born at 62 Albert Gate Mansions, Knightsbridge, London, on 25 April 1895, the only child of Charles...

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Norton, Charles Eliot

James Turner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education. 2559 words.

Norton, Charles Eliot (16 November 1827–21 October 1908), scholar and critic, was born at “Shady Hill,” his family’s estate in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His parents were Andrews Norton,...

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Queer studies

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

The study of sexual identity and its related cultural history. It emerged as the academic response to the Stonewall Riots in 1969, initially as a challenge to the academy, but very rapidly...

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Read, Sir Herbert Edward

Tanya Harrod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 2554 words.

Read, Sir Herbert Edward (1893–1968), poet, literary critic, and writer on art, was born on 4 December 1893 at Muscoates Grange, near Kirkby Moorside, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, the...

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