Charles Cowden Clarke

Standard Name: Clarke, Charles Cowden


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Dedications Camilla Crosland
Camilla Crosland published another volume of poetry, The Diamond Wedding: A Doric Story, and Other Poems; she dedicated it to Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke .
OCLC WorldCat.
Crosland, Camilla. The Diamond Wedding. Houlston and Sons, 1871.
Education Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC later remembered her responsibility, when very young, of escorting her two next younger brothers to their school.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Unlike them, she began her education at home. She writes fondly about the rich array of...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC 's husband died at Villa Novello in Genoa on 13 March 1877 at the age of eighty-nine.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cowden Clarke
The seventeen-year-old Mary Novello became engaged to the older scholar and critic Charles Cowden Clarke .
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cowden Clarke
Mary Novello was married at Bloomsbury Church to Charles Cowden Clarke , a family friend more than twenty years her senior.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Friends, Associates John Keats
Keats was taught and was influenced as a young man by Charles Cowden Clarke . Another important literary friendship was that with Leigh Hunt , then Percy and Mary Shelley and William Hazlitt .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Mary Lamb
Friends were still being added to the Lambs' circle late in their lives, including literary friends like John Clare and Thomas Hood . Charles corresponded with Mary Shelley ; ML corresponded with Mary Matilda Betham
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC 's parents frequently entertained eminent literary figures in a drawing-room where the paintings were all executed by distinguished friends. At an early age she became acquainted with Charles and Mary Lamb , Leigh Hunt
Occupation Fanny Kemble
Despite her success, she remained sceptical about the value of theatre. She regarded it as an unworthy venture, a business which is incessant excitement and fictitious emotion . . . unworthy of a man; a...
Author summary Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC was a leading nineteenth-century Shakespearean scholar, who (in collaboration with her husband, Charles Cowden Clarke ) annotated editions, compiled a concordance, and wrote a key or encyclopaedia, and on her own account produced an...
Residence Mary Cowden Clarke
For twenty years from the date of their marriage, MCC and her husband lived with her parents, the Novellos, in London. Charles Cowden Clarke was perfectly one of the family, and used to teach...
Residence Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC , her husband , and her brother Alfred (now retired) lived at Nice (which then meant living in Italy), with her widowed father and her sister Sabilla.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Residence Mary Cowden Clarke
Following the death of MCC 's father , she and her husband , with brother Alfred and sister Sabilla, moved from Nice to Genoa.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
Textual Production Mary Cowden Clarke
In 1848 MCC may have contributed two pieces to A Book of Stories for Young People, along with Mary Howitt and Anna Maria Hall . But Richard D. Altick believes the stories The Princess...
Textual Production Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC and her husband began work on a commission from Cassell and Co. for an annotated edition of Shakespeare .
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.


15 February 1830
The Lyceum Theatre in London burned to the ground; Mary Cowden Clarke and her husband had left the theatre a few hours earlier after attending a performance.
17 February 1847
The Whittington Club (named after the poor boy who became Lord Mayor of London) held its first meeting. Unlike traditional gentlemen's clubs, it welcomed women and lower-middle-class men.