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Webb [Webbe], Cornelius Francis (1789–1858), poet and essayist

U. Natarajan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/38375

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Webb [Webbe], Cornelius Francis (1789–1858), poet and essayist, was born in Holborn, London on 19 September 1789 and baptized at St George's Church, Bloomsbury, the son of William Webb and his wife, Charlotte. His place in literary history is due chiefly to an unfortunate association with ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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