Edward FitzGerald

Standard Name: FitzGerald, Edward


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Education Freya Stark
Family friends sympathetic to Freya's feelings of entrapment at Dronero sent her gifts of books: she was especially passionate about Shakespeare , Sir Walter Scott , Byron , Keats , Kipling , Shelley , Wordsworth
Family and Intimate relationships Ménie Muriel Dowie
MMD was related to several notable literary and cultural figures, including her cousin Elizabeth (Liza) Lehmann , a distinguished vocalist and composer best known for her song cycle In a Persian Garden. The song...
Family and Intimate relationships Fanny Kemble
According to her sister Adelaide, she had another fervent admirer in the poet Edward FitzGerald .
Ritchie, Anne Thackeray. From Friend to Friend. Editor Ritchie, Emily, John Murray.
Family and Intimate relationships Lucy Knox
Her father, the Hon. Stephen Edmond Spring Rice , forged lifelong friendships with Alfred Tennyson , Thomas Carlyle , and Edward FitzGerald during his years at Bury St Edmunds Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge
Friends, Associates Alfred Tennyson
A sociable man (although distrustful of unknown admirers) Tennyson was acquainted with many of the major artistic and political figures of the nineteenth century, including Edward FitzGerald , Coventry Patmore , Edward Lear , William Ewart Gladstone
Friends, Associates William Makepeace Thackeray
Despite his lack of scholastic success WMT was popular socially, and his wide circle of friends at Cambridge included Alfred Tennyson , Edward FitzGerald , and John Allen . His brief time at university also...
Friends, Associates Violet Fane
Her father had literary friends, and among them introduced her to Edward Bulwer-Lytton (probably the father rather than the son ), Edward FitzGerald , and George Borrow .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Intertextuality and Influence Sarojini Naidu
The title is taken from words spoken to Naidu by Indian national leader G. K. Gokhale : Why should a song-bird like you have a broken wing?
Naidu, Sarojini. The Broken Wing. William Heinemann; John Lane.
(It also recalls her previous title, which...
Intertextuality and Influence Mathilde Blind
MB uses an epigraph from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (in Edward FitzGerald 's free translation): The Bird of Time has but a little way / To flutter—and the bird is on the wing.
Willett, Perry, and Perry Willett, editors. “Victorian Women Writers Project”. Indiana University.
Intertextuality and Influence Edith Sitwell
ES loved Christina Rossetti from her childhood, and later thoroughly admired Gertrude Stein . As a young woman, however, she believed: Women's poetry, with the exception of Sappho . . . and Goblin MarketChristina Rossetti and...
Intertextuality and Influence Jessie Ellen Cadell
The article contains two linked analyses, of FitzGerald as a translator and of Omar as a thinker. She calls the former's rendering a poem on Omar, rather than a translation of his work, and points...
Intertextuality and Influence Wendy Cope
Its very title establishes that for her a topic that matters
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
is the place of poetry in present-day culture, and that her approach to this topic is satirical in the manner of Pope , making...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Agnes Hamilton
She was inspired to write it by a hatred of war, which was encouraged by political activists including such women as Vernon Lee and Lady Ottoline Morrell .
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
Her title comes from a manifesto...
Intertextuality and Influence Lucas Malet
The epigraph, from FitzGerald 's Omar Khayyam, says that human beings are nothing but God's chess-pieces, or shadows cast by his lantern. The story is narrated by one man to another: by Anthony Hammond...
Literary responses Melesina Trench
Before publishing MT 's private writings, her son showed them to Edward FitzGerald . Fitzgerald responded positively, judging them the equal of published letters by the writers Horace Walpole and Robert Southey . He showed...


31 March 1859: Edward FitzGerald published, privately and...

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31 March 1859

Edward FitzGerald published, privately and anonymously in a limited edition on his fiftieth birthday, his free translation in couplet stanzas of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

1955: Rosalind Wade published Come Fill the Cup...

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Rosalind Wade published Come Fill the Cup (titled from a hedonistic line in Edward FitzGerald ), a novel dealing with alcoholism.


FitzGerald, Edward. The Letters of Edward FitzGerald. Editors Terhune, Alfred McKinley and Annabelle Burdick Terhune, Princeton University Press, 1980.