Henry Brooke

Standard Name: Brooke, Henry,, 1703 - 1783


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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Brooke
CB 's mother died, leaving Charlotte and her father almost the last survivors of his large family.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Brooke
CB 's father, the writer Henry Brooke , to whom she had devoted herself absolutely for the ten years since the death of her mother , died in her care.
Crossley-Seymour, Aaron, and Charlotte Brooke. “A Memoir of Miss Brooke”. Reliques of Irish Poetry, J. Christie, 1816, p. 1: iii - cxxviii.
xxvii, lxvi
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Brooke
CB 's father was the Dublin poet, dramatist and novelist Henry Brooke , who became famous as a leading name in the sentimental school. He had spent some time in London (with his wife) only...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Gilding
Like her, he was a contributor to magazines: a juvenile work by him appeared in the Lady's Magazine in 1775, and he later contributed to the European and other magazines under the name of Fidelio...
Instructor Charlotte Brooke
CB was educated by her father , who was interested in Irish language and culture, and was influenced by the pedagogic ideas of Rousseau .
Brooke, Charlotte. “Introduction”. Charlotte Brooke’s Reliques of Irish Poetry, edited by Lesa Ni Mhunghaile, Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2009, p. xxv - xliv.
He taught by encouraging her curiosity rather than by...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Boyd
A first prologue addresses Pope , and invokes the ghosts of Shakespeare (The Wonder, as the Glory of the Land) and Dryden (Shakespear's Freind) as mentors to EB 's performance in...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Inchbald
John Philip Kemble wrote the following May to ask after her progress. He imagined the story melodramatically, and enquired: how many distressed damsels and valorous knights?
Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America, 1987.
This year Inchbald was indeed reading sentimental novels...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Sheridan
Sidney Bidulph was also influential. It helped shape the depiction of unhappy marriage in Lennox 's Euphemia.
Catto, Susan J. Modest Ambition: The Influence of Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, and the Ideal of Female Diffidence on Sarah Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, and Frances Brooke. University of Oxford, 1998.
Though FS 's son Richard Brinsley claimed not to have read it, he borrowed from it...
Textual Features Mary Hays
This is really as substantial as a novel for adults; but MH in her preface explains that she wished to bring the teaching potential of Brooke 's work to younger readers. The story follows a...
Textual Production Charlotte Brooke
CB published at Dublin a corrected third edition in two volumes of the writings of her father, Henry Brooke (the sentimental novelist, dramatist, and poet), under the title The Poetical Works of Henry Brooke, Esq...
Textual Production Mary Hays
MH published with Joseph Johnson a book for children, Harry Clinton: A Tale for Youth, a historical work adapted from Henry Brooke 's The Fool of Quality.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.


5 May 1739
Henry Brooke published his tragedy Gustavus Vasa, which had been banned from production for its oppositional political views.
10 September 1763
Henry Brooke and others launched a new journal in Dublin called the Public Register: and, The Freeman's Journal. In 1806 it changed its title to Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser.
OCLC WorldCat.
By December 1773
Henry Brooke published his sentimental novelJuliet Grenville.