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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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Rush, Rebecca (1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 31 words.

(fl.1812),

Philadelphia novelist, whose Kelroy (1812), a novel of manners in her native city, shows an

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 56 words.

(1812–70),

English novelist, whose first tour of the U.S. (Jan.–May 1842) is described in his American Notes

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Sacagawea (1787–1812?)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 77 words.

(c.1787–1812?),

Shoshone squaw, was married (c.1800) to the French-Canadian trader Toussaint Charbonneau, with whom she

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War of 1812

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 518 words.

fought between the U.S. and Great Britain (1812–15). During the Napoleonic Wars, American shipping flourished to such an

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Mitchell, Isaac (1759–1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 89 words.

(c.1759–1812),

newspaper editor of Albany and Poughkeepsie, in his Poughkeepsie Political Barometer (1804) published serially the

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Myers, Peter Hamilton (1812–78)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 31 words.

(1812–78),

New York lawyer and author whose historical novels include The First of the Knickerbockers (1848),

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Irving, John Treat (1812–1906)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 70 words.

(1812–1906),

nephew of Washington Irving, whose urbane interest in the frontier he reflects in his Indian Sketches

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Curtis, George Ticknor (1812–94)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 49 words.

(1812–94),

Massachusetts lawyer, defended Dred Scott and wrote biographies of his acquaintances Daniel Webster and James Buchanan,

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Dennie, Joseph (1768–1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 151 words.

(1768–1812),

born in Boston and educated at Harvard, after a brief legal career turned to writing. At Walpole,

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Barlow, Joel (1754–1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 279 words.

(1754–1812),

one of the Connecticut Wits, graduated from Yale (1778), taught school, managed a business,

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Buckminster, Joseph Stevens (1784–1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 32 words.

(1784–1812),

Boston Unitarian clergyman, was a founder of the Anthology Club. His library became the nucleus of

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Andrews, Stephen Pearl (1812–86)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 98 words.

(1812–86),

reformer interested in various radical movements, including the manumission of slaves by purchase. His religious and economic

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Hoe, Richard March (1812–86)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 87 words.

(1812–86),

as the head of the press-manufacturing business founded by his father, in 1846 invented the Hoe rotary

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Thompson, William Tappan (1812–82)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 120 words.

(1812–82),

Ohio-born humorist of the Old Southwest, after 1835 lived mainly in Georgia, where for a time he

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Appleton, Thomas Gold (1812–84)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 58 words.

(1812–84),

brother-in-law of Longfellow and son of Nathan Appleton, a rich cotton manufacturer, was a Boston virtuoso

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Aubin, Napoléon (1812–90)

L. E. Doucette.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 543 words.

(1812–90).

Aimé-Nicolas Aubin was born of French Protestant parents near Geneva during its annexation to France; he adopted

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General Repository and Review, The (1812–13)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 22 words.

(1812–13),

Boston quarterly journal, affiliated with Harvard. Under the editorship of Andrews Norton, it championed Unitarianism.

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Colas et Colinette; ou Le bailli dupé (1812)

L. E. Doucette.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 463 words.

(1812).

An operetta by Joseph Quesnel, it was the first composed in North America and the first

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LePage, John (1812–86)

Tom Vincent.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 195 words.

(1812–86).

Born at Pownal, Prince Edward Island, he spent most of his life as a school teacher at

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Delany, Martin R[obinson] (1812–85)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 129 words.

(1812–85),

free-born black of the present West Virginia, who published a newspaper in Pittsburgh, assisted Frederick Douglass with

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