Reference Entry

Collins, (William) Wilkie (1824-1889), writer

Catherine Peters

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Childhood and early career | First publications | Health, the stage, and the novel | Complex relations with Dickens, and The Woman in White | A complicated personal life | Later writings, ill health, and decline

Reference Entry.  3951 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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