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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

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

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 304 words.

(1812–70)

The great English novelist's works include many allusions to Shakespeare. He was deeply interested in the theatre,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dickens, Charles (1812–1870)

Robert Barnard.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 564 words.

(1812–1870), British novelist, generally considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian age.

Dickens's childhood was spent on the

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

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

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

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

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,

Moscow in 1812

Alexander M. Martin.

in Tolstoy On War

August 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 7015 words.

This chapter examines how Leo Tolstoy shapes the world of War and Peace subjectively and on his own terms by excluding points with which he is not sympathetic. The fictional world of War...

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1812

Joseph Mallord William Turner.

Edited by John Gage.

in Collected Correspondence of J.M.W. Turner: With an Early Diary and a Memoir by George Jones

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.