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Bodenheim, Maxwell

Deborah Hatheway.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1041 words.

Bodenheim, Maxwell (26 May 1892–07 February 1954), poet, critic, and novelist, was born in Hermanville, Mississippi, the son of Solomon Bodenheimer and Caroline Herman. An emigrant from...

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Boswell, James

Gordon Turnbull.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1463 words.

Boswell, James (1778–1822), barrister and literary scholar, was born on 15 September 1778 at James's Court, Edinburgh. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of James Boswell...

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Caldecott, Thomas

Marvin Spevack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1079 words.

Caldecott, Thomas (bap. 1744, d. 1833), barrister and literary editor, was born in Rugby and baptized on 13 April 1744, the eldest of three sons of William Caldecott of Rugby and his first...

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Empson, William

Joanne Shattock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 716 words.

Empson, William (1789–1852), lawyer and literary reviewer, was born at Bonby, Lincolnshire, on 7 November 1789, the son of the Revd Amaziah Empson (1755–1798) and his wife, Ann, née Kelk,...

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Hayward, Thomas

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 480 words.

Hayward, Thomas (d. 1779?), literary editor and lawyer, of whose early life nothing is known, practised law at Hungerford, Berkshire, and in 1738 published, in three volumes, The British...

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Locker, John

Patricia Brewerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 661 words.

Locker, John (1693–1760), barrister and literary editor, was born in London on 27 August 1693, the eldest son of Stephen Locker, one-time clerk to the Leathersellers' Company. On 12 March...

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Merivale, John Herman

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1215 words.

Merivale, John Herman (1779–1844), lawyer and literary scholar, was born in Exeter, Devon, on 5 August 1779, the only son of John Merivale (1752–1831), of Barton Place, Exeter, and Bedford...

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Moir, George

Brian Hillyard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1055 words.

Moir, George (1800–1870), literary critic and lawyer, was baptized on 10 April 1800, the second of three children of George Moir, vintner, of the Old Ship inn, Aberdeen, and his wife, Mary...

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Reed, Henry Hope

Guy R. Woodall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education. 1082 words.

Reed, Henry Hope (11 July 1808–27 September 1854), lawyer, educator, and litterateur, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Joseph Reed and Maria Ellis Watmough. His father was a lawyer, and...

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Webb, Thomas Ebenezer

R. Y. Tyrrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Philosophy; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 714 words.

Webb, Thomas Ebenezer (1821–1903), philosopher, barrister, and literary critic, was born in Portscatho, Cornwall, on or about 8 May 1821. He was eldest of the twelve children of the Revd...

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