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Badcock, Samuel (1747–1788), theologian and writer on literature

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1341 words.

Badcock, Samuel (1747–1788), theologian and writer on literature, was born at South Molton, Devon, on 23 February 1747, the son of a butcher. His mother's maiden name was Plake. His parents...

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Blair, Hugh (1718–1800), Church of Scotland minister and literary critic

Richard B. Sher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 4108 words.

Blair, Hugh (1718–1800), Church of Scotland minister and literary critic, was born in Edinburgh on 7 April 1718, the only child of John Blair, a clerk in the Excise Office, and Martha,...

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Corser, Thomas (1793–1876), literary scholar and Church of England clergyman

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 595 words.

Corser, Thomas (1793–1876), literary scholar and Church of England clergyman, the third son of George Corser, a banker, of Whitchurch, Shropshire, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Randall...

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Elstob, William (1674?–1715), Anglo-Saxon scholar and Church of England clergyman

Margaret Clunies Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1527 words.

Elstob, William (1674?–1715), Anglo-Saxon scholar and Church of England clergyman, was probably born on 1 January 1674 and baptized on 15 January at All Saints' Church, Newcastle upon Tyne,...

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Etchells, (Dorothea) Ruth (1931–2012), literary scholar and churchwoman

Gillian Boughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1178 words.

Etchells, (Dorothea) Ruth (1931–2012), literary scholar and churchwoman, was born Peggy Allen on 17 April 1931 at Stretton House (Southwark Diocesan Maternity Home), Grove Park, London, the...

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Fleming, Abraham (c. 1552–1607), author, literary editor, and Church of England clergyman

Cyndia Susan Clegg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Publishing. 1154 words.

Fleming, Abraham (c. 1552–1607), author, literary editor, and Church of England clergyman, identified himself in his published works as 'London borne'. His elder brother, Samuel, having...

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Ghazal

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Islam — Society and Culture — Indian Music.

A variety of poetry written in Arabic and Persian. As a musical form, the ghazal has been in vogue in

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Greenfield, William (1755–1827), Church of Scotland minister and literary critic

Emma Vincent Macleod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 814 words.

Greenfield, William (1755–1827), Church of Scotland minister and literary critic, was born on 2 February 1755, the son of Captain John Greenfield and his wife, Grisel Cockburn, and was...

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Grosart, Alexander Balloch (1827–1899), literary scholar and theologian

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theology. 1855 words.

Grosart, Alexander Balloch (1827–1899), literary scholar and theologian, was born at Stirling on 18 June 1827, the son of William Grosart, builder and contractor, and his wife, Mary...

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Harby, Isaac

Gary P. Zola.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1311 words.

Harby, Isaac (09 November 1788–14 December 1828), litterateur and Jewish reformer, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Solomon Harby, an auctioneer, and Rebecca Moses. Harby...

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