Douglas William Jerrold

Standard Name: Jerrold, Douglas William
Used Form: Douglas Jerrold

Connections

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Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ 's later social circle included many writers: Sydney, Lady Morgan , who became a close friend and for whom GJ acted as amanuensis; author Lady Llanover ; author and publisher Douglas Jerrold ; and...
Friends, Associates Jane Loudon
As well as horticultural and artistic friends and associates, JL and her husband had literary friends, who included Robert Chambers and his wife Anne , Elizabeth Gaskell , Mary Howitt , Julia Kavanagh , Charles Dickens
Friends, Associates Eliza Meteyard
She became connected through her writing to Douglas Jerrold , Mary and William Howitt , and Harriet Martineau .
Lightbown, Ronald W., and Eliza Meteyard. “Introduction”. The Life of Josiah Wedgwood, Cornmarket Press, 1970.
The difficulties of social life for unattached women are visible in her regret and anxiety over...
Friends, Associates William Harrison Ainsworth
At his home in Kensal Green he hosted many Victorian literary lions including Charles Dickens , William Makepeace Thackeray , Douglas Jerrold , William Wordsworth , and illustrator and collaborator George Cruikshank .
Corey, Melinda, and George Ochoa, editors. The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World. Henry Holt and Company, 1996.
Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford University Press, 1989.
The Concise Dictionary of National Biography: From Earliest Times to 1985. Oxford University Press, 1992.
Friends, Associates Charles Cowden Clarke
CCC was an important early friend of John Keats . He also formed friendships with Leigh Hunt , Douglas Jerrold , Charles and Mary Lamb , and Charles Dickens . Most of these friendships were...
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
In addition to meeting Dickens as a result of her theatrical activities, MCC and her husband met William Hazlitt through a shared duty of theatre reviewing, and she became friends with Mary Howitt , and...
Literary responses Sarah Stickney Ellis
Lady Charlotte Guest , who was first married ten years before this book appeared, received a copy of it as a gift from her husband and read it at his behest.
Obey, Erica. The Wunderkammer of Lady Charlotte Guest. Lehigh University Press, 2007.
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It was after...
Literary responses Harriet Martineau
This book resulted in public outcry. Douglas Jerrold responded with wit: There is no God, and Harriet Martineau is his Prophet.
Webb, Robert Kiefer. Harriet Martineau: A Radical Victorian. Columbia University Press, 1960.
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Mary Howitt came to regret her contribution to the most awful book that...
Occupation Sarah Stickney Ellis
SSE spent twenty years lecturing at Rawdon House . She often spoke, too, to women's groups. The curriculum at the school was unusual in stressing practical household skills as well as cultural accomplishments; for this...
politics Matilda Hays
Other key figures involved included Charles Dickens , Giuseppe Mazzini , Mary and William Howitt , and Douglas Jerrold .
Gleadle, Kathryn. The Early Feminists. Macmillan, 1995.
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Scholar Kathryn Gleadle calls this radical unitarian club a unique, feminist experiment in adult...
Publishing Eliza Meteyard
EM gained her pen name of Silverpen when Douglas Jerrold appended it to a leading article she contributed to his Weekly Newspaper.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Textual Production Caroline Chisholm
Douglas William Jerrold , a prominent London journalist, subsequently became a friend of CC 's; he appears in her novel Little Joe as a generous hero.
Moran, John, and Caroline Chisholm. “Introduction and Commentary”. Radical, in Bonnet and Shawl: Four Political Lectures, Preferential Publications, 1994, pp. 1 - 12, 30.
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It has been argued that her Chartist...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC wrote a preface for this book, which includes accounts of Keats , Charles and Mary Lamb , Douglas Jerrold , and Dickens .
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anne Marsh
She supplied this novel with a preface setting out many of her ideas about fiction. She thinks it should uphold the cause of morality, not by inculcating particular maxims but to bring actions and their...

Timeline

8 June 1829
Douglas William Jerrold 's playBlack-Ey'd Susan premiered at the Surrey Theatre in London.
30 November 1829
Douglas Jerrold 's playThomas à Becket was performed at the Surrey Theatre .
1830-49
Douglas Jerrold consolidated his career as a journalist and short-story writer while continuing to write for the theatre.
10 June 1833
The Dramatic Copyright Act was passed.
25 April 1836
The New Strand Theatre (opened without a licence in London in 1832) re-opened as fully legitimate, managed by W. J. Hammond and Douglas Jerrold .
17 July 1841
The first number of the comic weeklyPunch (founded by Douglas Jerrold and others) appeared in print.
January 1845
Douglas Jerrold 's Shilling Magazine began publication at the Punch office; this short-lived radical journal addressed the masses of England.
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.
1852
Douglas Jerrold took on the editorship of Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper.