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Benjamin Disraeli

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

(1804–81),

first earl of Beaconsfield, politician, prime minister, novelist, eldest son of I. D'israeli. He was to attempt an ambitious variety of literary forms before he settled...

See overview in Oxford Index

Disraeli, Benjamin

Irene Tucker.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 3538 words.

It is in the most generic of accounts—novelist and prime minister—that we discover Benjamin Disraeli's animating particularity. Although Disraeli's political

Benjamin Disraeli

Nils Clausson.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 10760 words.

Benjamin Disraeli (b. 1804–d. 1881) is unique among Victorian novelists in that, outside of specialists in Victorian literature, he is much better known as a politician and statesman (he...

The Prime Minister as Celebrity Novelist: Benjamin Disraeli’s ‘Double Consciousness’

Sandra Mayer.

in Forum for Modern Language Studies

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Literature. 7193 words.

Abstract

This article charts the development of Benjamin Disraeli’s public reputation as a novelist and politician, focusing on the critical reception of Lotha...

Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804–81)

J. A. W. Gunn.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 3396 words.

Benjamin Disraeli, created Earl of Beaconsfield in 1876, was born in London on 21 December 1804 and died

Disraeli, Benjamin, first earl of Beaconsfield (1804–81)

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). 670 words.

The oldest son of Isaac *D'Israeli, Benjamin attended private schools in and near London, but acquired much of his education in his father's library. At 17 he was articled in Lincoln's Inn...

Benjamin Disraeli

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

(1804–81),

first earl of Beaconsfield, politician, prime minister, novelist, eldest son of I. D'israeli. He was to attempt an ambitious variety of literary forms before he settled...

See overview in Oxford Index

Disraeli, Benjamin, earl of Beaconsfield (1804–1881), prime minister and novelist

Jonathan Parry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics. 28392 words.

Disraeli, Benjamin, earl of Beaconsfield (1804–1881), prime minister and novelist, was born on 21 December 1804 at 6 King's Road, Bedford Row, London, the eldest son and second of five...

Bridgeman [née Weld-Forester], Selina Louisa, countess of Bradford (1819–1894), correspondent of Benjamin Disraeli

Jane Ridley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; UK Politics. 698 words.

Bridgeman [née Weld-Forester], Selina Louisa, countess of Bradford (1819–1894), correspondent of Benjamin Disraeli, was the seventh and youngest child of Cecil, first Baron Forester...

Willyams, Sarah Brydges [née Sarah Mendez da Costa] (d. 1863), heiress and benefactor of Benjamin Disraeli

M. G. Wiebe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics. 594 words.

Willyams, Sarah Brydges [née Sarah Mendez da Costa] (d. 1863), heiress and benefactor of Benjamin Disraeli, was the younger daughter of Abraham Mendez da Costa (d. 1782), of Bath, and his...

Benjamin Disraeli: Lothair

Benjamin Disraeli.

Edited by Vernon Bogdanor.

1975; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 1 pages.

Benjamin Disraeli (180481)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1815 words.

Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.

Contarini Fleming (1832). Compare Emerson1.

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Benjamin Disraeli (1804–81)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3165 words.

Between ourselves I could floor them all. This entre nous. I was never more confident of anything than that

Benjamin Disraeli (1804–81)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1475 words.

Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.

maiden speech in the House of

Benjamin Disraeli (1804–81)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1475 words.

Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.

maiden speech in the House of

Benjamin Disraeli (1804–81)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1475 words.

Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.

maiden speech in the House of

Disraeli, Benjamin (1804–81)

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 210 words.

Disraeli and Dickens shared a profound dislike of scientific rationalism as a means of social reform. But whereas Dickens's writings

Disraeli, Benjamin, (1804–81)

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). 445 words.

Politician, prime minister, and novelist, the oldest son of Isaac *D'Israeli. *Vivian Grey, his extravagant first novel, was published anonymously in ...

To Benjamin Disraeli

John Henry Newman.

Edited by Charles Stephen Dessain.

in The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman, Vol. 18: New Beginnings in England: April 1857 to December 1858

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

Disraeli, Benjamin (1804–81)

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 161 words.

(prime minister 1868 and 1874–80). Sybil: or, the Two Nations (1845) shares concerns with Shirley and other ‘condition-of-England’ novels (...

Benjamin Disraeli and the Athenaeum Club

Marvin Spevack.

in Notes and Queries

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 0 words.

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