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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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ROUTLEDGE, George (1812–88)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 55 words.

of children’s books. He opened his own shop in 1833 and from 1851 to 1865 was in partnership with his brother-in-law ...

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DICKENS, Charles (1812–70)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 190 words.

whose novels in his own time defied definition by reader age; he also wrote several books especially for children: A...

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LEAR, Edward (1812–88)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 1617 words.

Creator of A *Book of Nonsense and many celebrated poems for children. He was born in London, the twentieth child of Jeremiah Lear, a stockbroker....

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ASBJØRNSEN, Peter Christen (1812–85)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 425 words.

They became friends while at school together, and were inspired to collect and publish traditional stories after reading the work of the brothers ...

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MEREDITH, Louisa Anne (1812–95)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 109 words.

who was born in Birmingham, England, and settled in Tasmania. She then went on to publish works on Australian subjects; ...

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Melas, Leon

Dominique Sandis.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 149 words.

(1812–1879), Greek jurist, politician, and author. Author of a number of educational volumes, Melas became famous for Gerostathes

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Browning, Robert

Adrienne E. Gavin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 162 words.

(1812–1889), British poet born in Camberwell, London, whose poetry was influenced by his education at home amid his

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Alexandrescu, Grigore

Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 314 words.

(1812–1885), Romanian author. The son of a boyar (a member of the aristocratic order next in rank below

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Lear, Edward

Gillian Avery.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 1172 words.

(1812–1888), artist and writer of nonsense. Lear was the twentieth child of a London stockbroker who by 1816

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Routledge, George

Tomoko Masaki.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 154 words.

(1812–1888), British publisher, born in Brampton, Cumberland. Routledge set up business as a retail bookseller in Leicester Square,

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Fisherman and His Wife

Vanessa Joosen.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 168 words.

Tale no. 19 in the Grimm brothers’ Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812), “Fisherman and His Wife” was collected by

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Rumpelstiltskin

Vanessa Joosen.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 389 words.

One of the classical tales in the Grimms’ Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812–1857; English, Children's and Household Tales),

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Rapunzel

Natalie Ziarnik.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 422 words.

The tale known as “Rapunzel” was first published in German in the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812–1815,

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Dickens, Charles

Gillian Avery.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 1047 words.

(1812–1870), Victorian author whose most famous novels were written for adults but are familiar to readers of all

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Meredith, Louisa Anne

Stella Lees.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 191 words.

(1812–1895), born Louisa Anne Twamley, Birmingham, England, had achieved recognition as a poet and botanical illustrator before she

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Pied Piper of Hamelin, The

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 650 words.

A celebrated narrative poem for children by Robert Browning (1812–89), first published in 1842 in Dramatic Lyrics, the third part of Browning’s ...

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Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen

Maria Nikolajeva.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 586 words.

(1812–1885), Norwegian folklorist, best known for the collection of Norwegian folk tales he published in 1841–1844 together with

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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

(1812–1885), Norwegian folklorist, best known for the collection of Norwegian folk tales he published in 1841–1844 together with Jørgen Moe (1813–1882). The collection, modeled after the...

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Rapunzel

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

The tale known as “Rapunzel” was first published in German in the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812–1815, 1822; English trans., Children's and Household Tales, 1909). This fairy...

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Frog Prince

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

Also known as “The Frog King,” “The Frog Prince” is the first tale in the Brothers Grimm's Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812; English trans., Children's and Household Tales). It is a ...

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