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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)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 483 words.

(1812–70)

had several connections with Australia and Australian literature. He established his reputation with The Posthumous Papers of

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Roger Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 325 words.

(1812–70),

wrote to his friend John Forster on a winter day, 8 January 1847: ‘very mouldy and

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Truganini (?1812–76)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 243 words.

(?1812–76),

one of the last full-blooded Tasmanian Aborigines to live on the island, assisted George Augustus Robinson,

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Meredith, Louisa Anne (1812–95)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 288 words.

(1812–95),

born Louisa Anne Twamley at Birmingham, England, married her cousin Charles Meredith in 1839 and went with

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Davitt, Ellen (1812–79)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 207 words.

(1812–79),

born Ellen Heseltine at Hull, England, married Arthur Davitt, an educationist, in 1845 and accompanied him

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Grey, Sir George (1812–98)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 198 words.

(1812–98),

born Lisbon, Portugal, was an army officer before being attracted to the Australian colonies by the publicity

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Hill, Samuel Prout (1812–61)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 72 words.

(1812–61),

born Devonshire, England, came to Australia in 1841. He alternated residence between NSW and Tasmania in

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Shortland, Edward (1812–93)

Ray Grover.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 319 words.

(1812–93),

was an unusually sympathetic early writer on the Māori. He was born in Devon, educated at Exeter

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Hamilton, George (c.1812–83)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 88 words.

(c.1812–83),

whose diverse experience included a period as a police commissioner, was one of the first to overland

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Grey, Sir George Edward (1812–98)

Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 666 words.

(1812–98),

was the most commanding figure, and perhaps the most controversial one, in New Zealand public affairs in

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Harry Orsman.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 133 words.

was originally Australian for a newly arrived convict (1812), thence there and in New Zealand a newly arrived

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Buller, Sir Walter Lawry (1838–1906)

Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 125 words.

(1838–1906),

was born in the Bay of Islands as the son of the missionary James Buller (1812–84

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