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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Ngaio Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1895–1982)

New Zealand director, teacher, and writer. After art school in Christchurch Marsh toured with the Allan Wilkie Shakespearian Company in 1919–20, but soon turned to...

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Marshes of Glynn

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Poem by Lanier, published anonymously in the anthology A Masque of Poets (1878). It is one of six projected “Hymns of the Marshes,” of which the poet completed only three others, “Sunrise,”...

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Marsh's Library, Archbishop

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Named after its founder Narcissus Marsh (1638–1713), archbishop of Dublin, this was the first public library in Ireland (see lending libraries and reference libraries). Built in St...

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Automata, plot machinery and the imperial Gothic in Richard Marsh’s The Goddess

Neil Hultgren.

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8010 words.

This chapter analyses Richard Marsh’s 1900 novel The Goddess in relation to the late-Victorian imperial Gothic mode of writing. It suggests that Marsh’s novel demystifies the occult and...

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Marsh [née Caldwell; afterwards Marsh-Caldwell], Anne (bap. 1791, d. 1874), novelist

P. D. Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1063 words.

Marsh [née Caldwell; afterwards Marsh-Caldwell], Anne (bap. 1791, d. 1874), novelist, was born at her father's estate, Linley Wood, Staffordshire, and baptized at Newcastle under Lyme,...

Decadent aesthetics and Richard Marsh’s The Mystery of Philip Bennion’s Death

Daniel Orrells.

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7419 words.

Richard Marsh’s fiction made a significant contribution to the arguments that circulated during the 1890s about aesthetics and the commodification of culture. The plots of sensational...

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Marsh, John (1752–1828), musician and writer

Brian Robins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Applied Music; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Composition. 1201 words.

Marsh, John (1752–1828), musician and writer, was born on 31 May 1752 at Dorking, Surrey, the first of the five children of Henry Marsh (1713–1772), captain in the Royal Navy, and his wife,...

Marsh Jeanneret

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1917–90).

Born in Toronto, he graduated from the University of Toronto in 1938 and entered publishing as a traveller in textbooks for Copp Clark Co. Ltd, rising to a senior ...

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James Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1794–1842),

born in Vermont, graduated from Dartmouth (1817), and became a Congregational minister and professor of languages. He was president of the University of Vermont...

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James Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1946–), English artist born in Yorkshire, studied graphic design at Batley College of Art and Design. Working for different agencies, he designed and illustrated numbers of record sleeves...

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Richard Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(c.1857–1915).

He is supposed to have begun writing for boys' magazines at the age of 12, and was the author of more than seventy volumes of sensational and romantic fiction ...

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Marsh Hay

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1923).

A four-act play by Merrill Denison, first published in his The unheroic north: four Canadian plays (1923), it was not produced until 1974 (Hart House Theatre, Toronto),...

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Marsh End

Christine Alexander.

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 5 words.

Marsh, James

Nicholas Tucker.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 225 words.

(1946–), English artist born in Yorkshire, studied graphic design at Batley College of Art and Design. Working for

Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915

Edited by Victoria Margree, Daniel Orrells and Minna Vuohelainen.

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 256 pages.

This collection of essays seeks to question the security of our assumptions about the fin de siècle by exploring the fiction of Richard Marsh, an important but neglected professional...

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Marsh, Dame (Edith) Ngaio (1895–1982), detective novelist and theatre director

H. R. F. Keating.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1519 words.

Marsh, Dame (Edith) Ngaio (1895–1982), detective novelist and theatre director, was born in Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand, on 23 April 1895 (although she persistently stated that she...

Tall tales and true: Richard Marsh and late Victorian journalism

Nick Freeman.

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7675 words.

Focusing largely on short stories of the 1890s and 1900s, this essay examines Richard Marsh's many similarities and connections with late-Victorian newspapers, particularly the tabloid...

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Mrs Musgrave’s stain of madness: Marsh and the female offender

Johan Höglund.

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7479 words.

This chapter ties Richard Marsh’s Mrs Musgrave – And Her Husband (1895) to the anxiety surrounding the degeneration debate. Simultaneously crime novel, detective novel and Gothic fiction, M...

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Talking Back, Fast, and Beyond: Selina Tusitala Marsh’s Poetry and the Performance of Pasifika Identities

Paloma Fresno-Calleja.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

November 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8272 words.

This article analyzes Selina Tusitala Marsh’s first poetry collection, Fast Talking PI, paying attention to both its counter-discursive and performative strategies. I argue that Marsh...