Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, first Earl Lytton

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Standard Name: Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton,,, first Earl
Birth Name: Edward Robert Bulwer
Self-constructed Name: Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
Titled: Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Baron Lytton
Titled: Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Earl Lytton
Pseudonym: Owen Meredith

Connections

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Birth Constance Lytton
Lady CL was born in Vienna, where her father was then at the British embassy.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Dedications Florence Dixie
She was by this time a seasoned author. She dedicated the book to Edward Bulwer-Lytton , who had encouraged the idea of publication when she was still in her teens,
Roberts, Brian. Ladies in the Veld. John Murray, 1965.
81
as a kindred spirit...
Family and Intimate relationships Isa Blagden
IB nursed Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton , diplomat, author, and son of Rosina Bulwer Lytton , through a serious bout of gastric fever.
Raymond, William O. “Our Lady of Bellosguardo: A Pastel Portrait”. University of Toronto Quarterly, pp. 446 - 63.
450
Browning, Robert, and Isa Blagden. “Introduction”. Dearest Isa: Robert Browning’s Letters to Isabella Blagden, edited by Edward C. McAleer, Greenwood Press, 1970, p. xix - xxxiii.
xxviii
Family and Intimate relationships Maria Riddell
Her daughter, Anna Maria , married a naval officer, Charles Montagu Walker , and had eight children. Most of her inheritance vanished in mortgages and contested ownership. One of MR 's grandsons took an interest...
Family and Intimate relationships Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton
On 8 November 1831, Edward Bulwer 's second child with his wife Rosina , Edward Robert Bulwer , was born. He grew up to be a writer like both of his parents, as well as a diplomat.
Sadleir, Michael. Bulwer: A Panorama. Constable, 1931.
161
Family and Intimate relationships Constance Lytton
CL 's father, Edward Robert Bulwer (first earl Lytton) or Owen Meredith, was a child of the abusive marriage between two writers, Rosina Bulwer Lytton and Edward Bulwer (later Bulwer-Lytton). Edward Robert became a...
Family and Intimate relationships Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
She gave birth to her second child, Edward Robert Bulwer , on 8 November 1831.
Sadleir, Michael. Bulwer: A Panorama. Constable, 1931.
161
He became a diplomat and, as Viceroy of India from 1876 to 1880, a stage-manager of imperial pomp when...
Family and Intimate relationships Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
Rosina had custody of her two children, Robert and Emily , for the first two years after her separation from her husband. During this time she lived with her children in Ireland.
Ellis, Stewart Marsh, and Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton. “Introduction and Notes”. Unpublished Letters of Lady Bulwer Lytton to A.E. Chalon, R.A., Nash, 1914, pp. 9 - 26; various pages.
22-3
However...
Friends, Associates Anna Steele
Through her youngest sister AS met many key figures of the day, including Irish Home-Rule leader Charles Stewart Parnell (Katherine O'Shea's long-term lover and eventual husband), and Justin McCarthy , novelist and Irish Home-Rule MP...
Friends, Associates Florence Dixie
When she was only fifteen Lady Florence had a chance encounter with Edward Bulwer-Lytton , with whom she formed a precocious friendship.
Roberts, Brian. Ladies in the Veld. John Murray, 1965.
81
Dixie, Florence, and William Stewart Ross. The Story of Ijain. Leadenhall Press, 1903.
181-2
Friends, Associates Violet Fane
Her father had literary friends, and among them introduced her to Edward Bulwer-Lytton (probably the father rather than the son ), Edward FitzGerald , and George Borrow .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Intertextuality and Influence Matilda Hays
Woven into the novel is considerable commentary on the art, music, and literary productions of the day. Quotations are given from or allusions made to a wide range of authors including Tennyson , Longfellow (used...
Literary responses Isa Blagden
Henry James dismissed IB 's novels as the inevitable nice novel or two of the wandering English spinster.
West, Rebecca. Harriet Hume. Lester and Orpen Dennys, 1982.
446
IB 's texts have received scant critical attention, and the little which has been published frequently...
Literary responses Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Robert Buchanan in the Athenæum speculated that the author was a woman, and called the poem a rhythmical paraphrase of the prose popularized by the Times Correspondents.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1739 (1861): 259
He detected the influence of...
Literary responses Katharine Tynan
KT later felt this was a very-much derived little volume.
Boyd, Ernest. Ireland’s Literary Renaissance. Grant Richards, 1922.
103
Her critics have observed the influence on it of the Pre-Raphaelite poets, especially Christina and Dante Gabriel Rossetti .
Fallon, Ann Connerton. Katharine Tynan. Twayne, 1979.
37
Boyd, Ernest. Ireland’s Literary Renaissance. Grant Richards, 1922.
103
William Rossetti ...

Timeline

By 14 April 1855
Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton published his first book of poetry, Clytemnestra, The Earl's Return, The Artist, and Other Poems, as Owen Meredith.
April 1860
As Owen Meredith, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton published his successful verse novelLucile.
By 24 August 1861
Writing under the pseudonyms Edward Trevor and Neville Temple, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton and Julian Fane published the poemTannhäuser, inspired by Wagner 's libretto.
1874
Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton published another poetry collection, Fables in Song, in two volumes.
1892
Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton 's blank verse allegoryKing Poppy: A Story Without End appeared posthumously.