Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Balliol College, Oxford University
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Gerard Manley Hopkins|
|Education||Algernon Charles Swinburne|
|Education||Arthur Hugh Clough|
|Education||Gerard Manley Hopkins||
GMH attended Highgate School as a boarder, winning a poetry prize, but was in constant trouble over various acts of rebellion against authority. The headmaster several times threatened to expel him. He gained, however, two...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Julia Strachey|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Cynthia Asquith||
Cynthia had met Herbert (Beb) in Dresden in 1903-4 through his sister Violet, when she was sixteen and Beb (born in 1881) was twenty-two. His mother had died in 1891, and three years later his...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Cassandra Cooke|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Walter Pater|
The praise in 1869 was resounding. Robert Buchanan in the Athenæum hailed it as beyond all parallel the supremest poetical achievement of our time, and the London Quarterly was convinced that Pompilia would rank among...
Administrative consternation was caused when the top-ranked candidate in the Oxford Senior Local Examination turned out to be a woman, or girl: the seventeen-year-old Annie Rogers . Girls had been eligible to sit these exams...