Bryan Waller Procter

Standard Name: Procter, Bryan Waller


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Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide Procter
AP 's father, Bryan Waller Procter , was a successful London barrister. As Metropolitan Commissioner of Lunacy (from 1832 to 1861)
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Bryan Waller Procter
he participated in the gradual shift from use of physical...
Friends, Associates Anne Thackeray Ritchie
Her father's closest friends were from the literary elite: the ProctersAnne Procter and the CarlylesJane Welsh Carlyle . ATR was friends with Dickens 's daughters, particularly Kate Dickens .
Gérin, Winifred. Anne Thackeray Ritchie: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1981.
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George Smith was from the 1840s a...
Intertextuality and Influence Adelaide Procter
Her mother encouraged her love of poetry, before AP could write, by making for her daughter a little album into which she copied her favourite passages. Dickens commented: It looks as if she had carried...
Literary responses Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Aurora Leigh was, according to Barry Cornwall (father of Adelaide Procter ), the book of the season.
Procter, Bryan Waller. An Autobiographical Fragment and Biographical Notes, with Personal Sketches of Contemporaries, Unpublished Lyrics, and Letters of Literary Friends. Patmore, CoventryEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1877.
John Ruskin wrote shortly after its appearance, I think Aurora Leigh the greatest poem in the English...
Publishing Mary Shelley
During this year MS was reading works by both her mother and her father, and many publications for children.
Purinton, Marjean D. “Polysexualities and Romantic Generations in Mary Shelley’s Mythological Dramas Midas and Proserpine”. Women’s Writing, No. 3, pp. 385 -11.
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She tried hard to get her plays published. She submitted both in 1824 to...
Textual Production Adelaide Procter
Here AP 's wide literary connections paid off handsomely. Contributors to The Victoria Regia included some of the most prominent names in literature of the day, mingled with less prominent writers who were also feminists:...


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