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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Rhodes, James Ford (1848–1927)

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). 83 words.

(1848–1927),

historian principally famous for his History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 (7 vols.,

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James, Alice (1848–92)

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). 83 words.

(1848–92),

sister of Henry James, Jr., and William James, reared, like her four brothers, to find

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Kaler, James Otis (1848–1912)

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.

(1848–1912),

Maine author of stories for boys, of which the best known was Toby Tyler; or, Ten Weeks

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Baylor, Frances Courtenay (1848–1920)

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). 35 words.

(1848–1920),

Virginia author, whose Juan and Juanita (1888) deals with Mexican children captured by Comanches.

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Elliot, Sarah Barnwell (1848–1928)

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). 51 words.

(1848–1928),

born in Georgia, lived most of her life in Tennessee, of whose mountain people she wrote in

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Cheney, John Vance (1848–1922)

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). 76 words.

(1848–1922),

born in New York, moved to California (1876), where he became known for his conventional

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Harris, Joel Chandler (1848–1908)

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). 286 words.

(1848–1908),

born and reared in a small town in Georgia, worked on newspapers in Macon, New Orleans, and

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Adams, Brooks (1848–1927)

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). 93 words.

(1848–1927),

historian, whose works include The Emancipation of Massachusetts (1887), an iconoclastic study of the religious

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Saint-Gaudens, Augustus (1848–1907)

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). 172 words.

(1848–1907),

Irish-born American sculptor, whose style shows the changing direction of American sculpture, in its fusion of exalted

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Stewart, George, Jr (1848–1906)

William Toye.

Edited by Eugene Benson.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 716 words.

(1848–1906).

Born in New York City, he came to Canada with his parents in 1851 and was educated

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Allen, Grant (1848–99)

David Jackel.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 472 words.

(1848–99).

Although born on Wolfe Island near Kingston, Canada West (Ontario), he owed little as a writer to

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Beaugrand, Honoré (1848–1906)

Gerald Thomas.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 408 words.

(1848–1906).

Born at Lanoraie, Quebec, he spent four years at the Collège de Joliette before entering the Montreal

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Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848)

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). 100 words.

(1792–1848),

British naval captain and popular novelist about life at sea, went to the U.S. and Canada (

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Stuart, Robert (1785–1848)

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.

(1785–1848),

Scottish-born fur trader, was one of the party that went from New York by sea to found

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Independent, The (1848–1928)

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). 121 words.

(1848–1928),

New York weekly periodical, was at first a religious journal affiliated with the Congregationalists. H.W. Beecher was

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Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth (1848–95)

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). 190 words.

(1848–95),

Norwegian-born author and educator, emigrated to the U.S. in 1869. As professor of German at Cornell

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Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848)

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). 183 words.

(1763–1848),

German-born merchant, emigrated to the U.S. in 1784. He arrived in New York practically penniless, but

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Wheaton, Henry (1785–1848)

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). 105 words.

(1785–1848),

born in Rhode Island, studied law in the U.S. and abroad, and became a leading New York

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Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848)

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). 397 words.

(1767–1848),

6th President of the U.S. (1825–29), son of John and Abigail Adams, was born

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James, Alice (1848–92)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 88 words.

sister of Henry James, Jr., and William James, reared, like her four brothers, to find her own values without neighborhood, school, or church affiliations, from the age of 16 suffered...

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