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Thomas Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 22 Dec. 1735; d London, 2 Feb. 1805).

English sculptor. He was one of the most serious-minded of British Neoclassical artists, aiming at noble treatment of elevated...

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A POET OF DISTRACTIONDavid Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Poet, Painter. By Thomas Dilworth; The Art of David Jones: Vision and Memory. By Ariane Bankes and Paul Hills

Jamie Callison.

in Essays in Criticism

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 2782 words.

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Wargrave

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). 155 words.

Village on the E bank of the Thames, 3 m. S of Henley, on the A321. Thomas Day, author

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Sockburn

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

North Yorkshire

Village on the Tees, 13 m. N of Northallerton, off the A167. Dorothy Wordsworth wrote that Thomas Hutchinson's home here was ‘a pleasant farm...

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Wargrave

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Berkshire

Village on the E bank of the Thames, 3 m. S of Henley, on the A321. Thomas Day, author of The History of Sandford and Merton (1783–9), is buried ...

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Caine, William Ralph Hall

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 216 words.

Born 1865; m 1904, Mary Elizabeth, (d 1929), widow of John Levy, Grove Park, Kent, and d of Thomas Rhodes, of Mersey Bank, Hadfield, Derbyshire; died 14 Jan. 1939...

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Major Cassius De Spain

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Character in the Yoknapatawpha saga of Faulkner. After service in the Confederate cavalry, he becomes the sheriff who, in Absalom, Absalom!, kills Wash Jones after Jones has murdered Thomas...

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Lowry, Henry Dawson (1869–1906), journalist and novelist

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 431 words.

Lowry, Henry Dawson (1869–1906), journalist and novelist, only son of Winifred Dawson, of Redhill, Surrey, and Thomas Shaw Lowry, was born at Truro, Cornwall, on 22 February 1869. His...

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Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford (1831–1892), author and Egyptologist

Deborah Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature. 2377 words.

Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford (1831–1892), author and Egyptologist, was born in Colebrook Row, Islington, London, on 7 June 1831, the only child of Thomas Edwards (1786–1860), a half-pay...

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James D. Corrothers

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1869–1917), writer and minister.

Born in Michigan, James D. Corrothers was raised in the predominantly white community of South Haven by his paternal grandfather, a man of...

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T. S. Eliot

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1888–1965)

US-born British poet, critic, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948 and appointed to the OM the same year.

Eliot was born in St...

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Banks, Iain (1954–2013), author and composer

Val McDermid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature; Composition. 2433 words.

Banks, Iain (1954–2013), author and composer, was born in Dunfermline, Fife, on 16 February 1954, the only surviving child (he had a sister who died at six weeks) of Thomas Menzies (Tom)...

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Hard Times

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

A novel by Dickens, published 1854.

Thomas Gradgrind, a citizen of Coketown, a northern industrial city, is a misguided exponent of utilitarianism, who believes in facts and...

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Serious Money

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Caryl Churchill Pf: 1987, London Pb: 1987 G: Satire in 2...

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Robert Browning

Anna Barton.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8693 words.

Robert Browning was born in Camberwell in 1812, the first child of Sarah Anna Browning (née Wiedemann) and Robert Browning, who worked as a clerk for the Bank of England having been...

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Lamont, Corliss

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education; Philosophy. 1303 words.

Lamont, Corliss (28 March 1902–26 April 1995), writer and philosopher, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the son of Thomas Lamont, chairman of the Morgan Bank on Wall Street, and Florence...

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Dorr, Julia Caroline Ripley

Charles Bassett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1122 words.

Dorr, Julia Caroline Ripley (13 February 1825–18 January 1913), author, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of William Young Ripley, a merchant, and Zulma DeLacy Thomas....

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