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Cricket on the Hearth, The

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). 160 words.

a Christmas book by Dickens, published 1846.

John Peerybingle, carrier, and his much younger wife, Dot, are as

Cricket on the Hearth, The

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 192 words.

The third of Charles *Dickens's five Christmas Books, published 1846. John Peerybingle, carrier, and his younger wife, Dot, are a happy couple, although the venomous old Tackleton, who is...

Cricket on the Hearth, The

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 192 words.

The third of Charles *Dickens's five Christmas Books, published 1846. John Peerybingle, carrier, and his younger wife, Dot, are a happy couple, although the venomous old Tackleton, who is...

Ross, Alan (1922–2001)

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). 53 words.

(1922–2001),

poet, memoirist, editor, and cricket writer: educ. Falmouth, Hertford, and Oxford

Nyren, John (1764–1837)

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). 26 words.

(1764–1837),

a famous early cricketer and cricket chronicler. His recollections were published in The Young Cricketer's Tutor

James, C. L. R. (1901–89)

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). 70 words.

(1901–89),

historian, novelist, cricket enthusiast, born in Tunapuna, Trinidad. His many works include Minty Alley (

Carr, J. L. (1912–94)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 126 words.

Novelist, children's writer, and independent publisher. His works include A Season in Sinji (1968, a cricket story); How Steeple Sinderby Won the FA Cup...

Carr, J. L. (1912–94)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 166 words.

born and educated in Yorkshire, and at Dudley Training College. His works include A Season in Sinji (1968, a cricket story); ...

James, C. L. R. (1901–89)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 77 words.

Historian, novelist, Marxist theorist, and cricket enthusiast, born in Trinidad. His works include Minty Alley (1936), a realist novel describing the intrigues amongst the mixed‐race...

synecdoche

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 106 words.

A figure of speech which substitutes a whole for a part or a part for a whole, e.g. ‘the police are coming’ to refer to one police officer, or ‘Australia’ in reference to its cricket team;...

synecdoche

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 104 words.

A figure of speech which substitutes a whole for a part or a part for a whole, e.g. ‘the police are coming’ to refer to one police officer, or ‘Australia’ in reference to its cricket team;...