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John William Polidori

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1795–1821)

Physician and writer. The son of an Italian translator, he was educated at Ampleforth before taking an Edinburgh medical degree at the age of 19. In 1816 he was ...

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John William Polidori

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1795–1821)

Physician and writer. The son of an Italian translator, he was educated at Ampleforth before taking an Edinburgh medical degree at the age of 19. In 1816 he was ...

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See overview in Oxford Index

Polidori, John William (1795–1821)

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 588 words.

(1795–1821),

liberal essayist, *physician, author of the *Gothic novel The Vampyre (1819). Polidori was

Polidori, John William (1795–1821)

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). 133 words.

Physician and writer. In 1816 he was hired by Lord *Byron as personal physician and travelling companion for a few months; the journal he kept was published as his ...

Polidori, John William (1795–1821)

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). 174 words.

The son of an Italian translator, he was educated at Ampleforth before taking an Edinburgh medical degree at the age of 19. In ...

Gainsford, F.F.G.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 41 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in London.

Painter. Portraits.

F.F.G. Gainsford exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from 1805 to 1816.

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in Byron in Geneva

May 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 3799 words.

Lord Byron's late arrival in Geneva was not in accord with his habitual, temperamental preference for a leisurely mode of travel. The Shelley party took the direct route to Switzerland by...

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