George Lillie Craik
Standard Name: Craik, George Lillie,, 1798 - 1866
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Dinah Mulock Craik||
Dinah Mulock nursed George Lillie Craik (who was eleven years her junior, and nephew of critic and historian George Lillie Craik ) at her home after he had a leg amputated as a result of...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Georgiana Craik||
A critic, historian, and author, George Lillie Craik was born at Kennoway in Fife in 1798. His best-known work was A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language, from the Norman Conquest...
|Friends, Associates||Dinah Mulock Craik||
Their circle of friends included the critic and historian George Lillie Craik , Camilla Toulmin , John Westland Marston , Alexander Macmillan (the publisher), Charles Edward Mudie (founder of Mudie's Lending Library ), and the...
In a letter to GC 's father dated 11 December 1862, George Eliot wrote that she had read one of GC 's stories for children, So-Fat and Mew-Mew. She described it as a little...
|Textual Features||Dinah Mulock Craik||
The narrator is a male invalid named Phineas Fletcher, a descendent of the poet (1582-1650) whose name he shares. He has an intense (at least on his side) homosocial relationship with the title character.
No timeline events available.