Sydney Thompson Dobell

-
Standard Name: Dobell, Sydney Thompson

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Literary responses Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Pronouncements about gender, which permeated the Victorian reception of poetry (or of poetry by women) are particularly inescapable in the reception of Aurora Leigh, which directly satirised the criticism of women writers and other...
Literary responses Anne Brontë
On 4 July 1846 two anonymous reviews of Poems by Currer , Ellis and Acton Bell appeared, one mildly positive by Sydney Dobell in the Athenæum, and one enthusiastic in the Critic. A...
Literary responses Charlotte Brontë
On 4 July 1846, two anonymous reviews appeared of Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell: one mildly positive by Sydney Dobell in the Athenæum, and one enthusiastic in the Critic.
Barker, Juliet. The Brontës. St Martin’s Press, 1994.
497-8
A...
Literary responses Emily Brontë
Sydney Thompson Dobell 's anonymous Palladium notice initiated a positive critical view of Wuthering Heights, declaring it the unformed writing of a giant's hand; the large utterance of a baby god.
Allott, Miriam, editor. The Brontës. Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974.
277-83
Literary responses Emily Brontë
On 4 July 1846, two anonymous reviews appeared. Sydney Thompson Dobell in the Athenæum was particularly positive about the potential of Ellis Bell. He singled out the Song that opens The linnet in the...
Textual Production Emily Brontë
The persona of Ellis Bell, a mask that Emily insisted on retaining past the point when Charlotte would have liked to abandon the pseudonyms, led to considerable speculation and the conflation of the sisters...

Timeline

By 14 January 1854
Sydney Thompson Dobell published Balder, a spasmodicversedrama in which the poet murders his mad wife.