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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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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 357 words.

(1812–70),

novelist: b. Portsmouth; educ. and lives in Chatham 1817–21; lives in London (Camden

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 128 words.

(1812–88),

worked as a zoological draughtsman until he came under the patronage of the earl of Derby, for

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Haliday, William (1788–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 37 words.

(1788–1812),

translator and grammarian. A Dublin-born solicitor, he published Uraicecht na Gaedhilge (1808), a grammar

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Malone, Edmund (1741–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 102 words.

(1741–1812),

Shakespeare scholar. Born in Dublin, he was educated at TCD and practised law on the Munster

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Vallancey, Charles (1721–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 136 words.

(1721–1812),

military engineer and Irish antiquarian. Born in Windsor, he came to Ireland with the British army

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Trollope, Anthony (1812–1882)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 184 words.

(1812–1882),

English novelist. Living in Ireland as a Post Office surveyor and later inspector between 1841 and

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Cherry, Andrew (1762–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 62 words.

(1762–1812),

dramatist; born in Limerick. He travelled with a company of actors through Ireland. His opera The

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Owenson, Robert (1744–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 55 words.

(1744–1812), actor-manager, and father of Lady Morgan.

Born in Tirawley, Co. Galway and an Irish-speaker, he became

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 38 words.

(1812–88),

artist and writer of nonsense verse: b. and spends early years in London (Holloway); stays

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Horne Tooke, John (1736–1812)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 11 words.

(1736–1812),

philologist. The Diversions of Purley 1786.

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Malone, Edmond (1741–1812)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 26 words.

(1741–1812),

critic and Shakespearian scholar: b. and educ. Dublin; lives in London (Marylebone: Langham

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Browning, Robert (1812–89)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 92 words.

(1812–89),

poet: b. and lives in London (Camberwell); dines with Miss Mitford in London (

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Guest, Lady Charlotte (1812–95)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 17 words.

(1812–95),

translator: lives in Merthyr Tydfil from 1835. The Mabinogion 3 vols 1846.

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Herzen, Alexander (1812–70)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 20 words.

(1812–70),

political writer and memoirist: lives in London (Putney, Regent's Park). My Past and

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Smiles, Samuel (1812–1904)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 73 words.

(1812–1904),

devoted his leisure to the advocacy of political and social reform, on the lines of the Manchester

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Tooke, John Horne (1736–1812)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 73 words.

(1736–1812),

radical politician who vigorously supported Wilkes in connection with the Middlesex election. His principal work Ἔπϵα πτϵρόϵντα,

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Ward, William George (1812–82)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 61 words.

(1812–82),

theologian, fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and a follower of Newman. In 1844 he published The

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 666 words.

(1812–70),

the son of a clerk in the Navy pay office. His father was imprisoned for debt in

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Forster, John (1812–76)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 140 words.

(1812–76),

was editor of Foreign Quarterly Review, 1842–3, the Daily News, 1846, and the

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Jewsbury, Geraldine (1812–80)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 96 words.

(1812–80),

an intimate friend of the Carlyles. Besides contributing to the Athenaeum, the Westminster Review,

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