Bret Harte

Standard Name: Harte, Bret


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Education Constance Smedley
With her sister, CS began her education at home with her mother as teacher. She read Shakespeare at four years old, and later learned the violin. She and Ida were concert-goers from an early age...
Friends, Associates Maria Theresa Longworth
During her time in America, MTL became friends with writer Bret Harte and conservationist John Muir .
Rosenman, Ellen Bayuk. Unauthorized Pleasures. Cornell University Press.
Among Muir's biographers, Frederick Turner argues that Longworth was in love with Muir, on the grounds that...
Intertextuality and Influence George Douglas
The three title-pages of this novel bear lines of poetry on their versoes: from, respectively, Bret Harte , Whyte Melville , and Longfellow . Its tone (except perhaps in the denouement) is quite unlike the...
Literary responses Victoria Cross
Reviews of A Girl of the Klondike were generally dismissive. The Academy and Literature concluded that the novel contains plenty of climate, gold, dust, and gore,
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
while Literaturesuggested that VC had moved from...
Literary responses Harriet Beecher Stowe
Lydia Maria Child shared the popular opinion in finding this book tedious. Bret Harte described it as more provincial than its characters.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press.
344, 346, 347
Textual Production Kate Greenaway
Throughout the 1880s KG illustrated many little books by well-known authors. In 1883 she provided illustrations for Little Ann and Other Poems, a collection by the early nineteenth-century children's writers Ann (later Gilbert) and...
Textual Production Maria Theresa Longworth
From 1869 MTL began contributing occasionally to several periodicals. She began by submitting a poem to Bret Harte 's Overland Monthly, and four years later contributed a short story, Tale of a Tooth...


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