George Gilfillan

Standard Name: Gilfillan, George


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Literary responses Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In September 1847, critic George Gilfillan followed his treatment of the still very popular and critically distinguished Felicia Hemans in his series on Female Authors in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine with a piece on EBB ...
Literary responses Felicia Hemans
As the Victorian period advanced, FH 's popularity with readers held firm, but critics became less enthusiastic. George Gilfillan published a substantial article on her in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine in 1847, placing her first in...
Publishing Janet Hamilton
Janet Hamilton 's Poems and Ballads was published in Glasgow with introductions by George Gilfillan and Alexander Wallace .
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
2146 (1868): 793
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Features Ellen Johnston
The volume was dedicated to all men and women of every class, sect, and party, who, by their skill, labour, science, art, literature, and poetry, promote the moral and social elevation of humanity.
Johnston, Ellen. Autobiography, Poems, and Songs. William Love.
Textual Production Janet Hamilton
Although he comments on the defects caused by a lack of classical education, and seems to rate her moral character more highly than her literary ability, Gilfillan pronounces Hamilton's work to be of uncommon excellence...


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Gilfillan, George. “Female Authors No. I.—Mrs. Hemans”. Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 359-63.
Gilfillan, George. “Female Authors—No. II. Mrs. Elizabeth Barrett Browning”. Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 620-5.
Gilfillan, George, and Janet Hamilton. “Janet Hamilton: Her Life and Poetical Character”. Poems, Sketches, and Essays, James Maclehose, 1885, pp. 1-13.
Hamilton, Janet et al. Poems and Ballads. James Maclehose, 1868.