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Baron, Richard

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Political Theory; Publishing. 336 words.

Baron, Richard (d. 1768), literary editor and political writer, was born at Leeds, and educated at Glasgow University between October 1737 and May 1740. He left with a testimonial signed by...

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Benson, William

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1145 words.

Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic, was baptized on 17 March 1682 at St Leonard's Church, Bromley by Bow, Middlesex; he was the eldest of...

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Cross, Wilbur Lucius

David T. Beito.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1029 words.

Cross, Wilbur Lucius (10 April 1862–05 October 1948), scholar and governor of Connecticut, was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Cross, a farmer, miller, and manufacturer,...

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Foot, Michael Mackintosh

Kenneth O. Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; UK Politics. 10927 words.

Foot, Michael Mackintosh (1913–2010), journalist, politician, and author, was born at 1 Lipson Terrace, Plymouth, on 23 July 1913, the fourth of five sons and fifth of seven children of...

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Fox [afterwards Vassall], Henry Richard, third Baron Holland of Holland and third Baron Holland of Foxley

C. J. Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; UK Politics. 3366 words.

Fox [afterwards Vassall], Henry Richard, third Baron Holland of Holland and third Baron Holland of Foxley (1773–1840), politician and man of letters, was the youngest child and only son of...

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Gilbert, (Arthur) Stuart Ahluwalia Stronge

Amanda Hopkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1240 words.

Gilbert, (Arthur) Stuart Ahluwalia Stronge (1883–1969), Indian civil servant, translator, and literary scholar, was born on 25 October 1883 in Kelvedon Hatch, near Brentwood, Essex, the...

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Griffin [formerly Neville], Richard, third Baron Braybrooke

D. R. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; UK Politics. 1195 words.

Griffin [formerly Neville], Richard, third Baron Braybrooke (1783–1858), politician and literary editor, was born at Stanlake Park, Berkshire, on 26 September 1783, the first of the three...

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Lewisohn, Ludwig

Stanley F. Chyet.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethnic Politics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1107 words.

Lewisohn, Ludwig (30 May 1883–31 December 1955), writer and translator, was born to acculturated Jewish parents, Minna Eloesser and Jacques Lewisohn, in Berlin. His father, a ne’er-do-well...

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Lowell, James Russell

Thomas Wortham.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 3184 words.

Lowell, James Russell (22 February 1819–12 August 1891), author and diplomat, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Lowell, a liberal Congregational minister, and Harriet...

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Mason, John Monck

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; UK Politics. 1038 words.

Mason, John Monck (1726?–1809), literary scholar and politician, eldest son of Robert Mason of Mason-Brook, co. Galway, and Sarah, eldest daughter of George Monck of St Stephen's Green,...

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