Henry Peter Higginson

Standard Name: Higginson, Henry Peter

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Family and Intimate relationships George Egerton
Chavelita Dunne (later GE ) eloped with the Rev. Henry Peter Higginson (husband of her employer, Charlotte Whyte-Melville ). He bought an estate for them at Slottnaes Park in Langesund, Norway.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. White, Terence de VereEditor , Richards Press, 1958.
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Family and Intimate relationships George Egerton
One year after the death of her lover Henry Peter Higginson , Chavelita Dunne (later GE ) fell in love with the avant-garde realist
Stetz, Margaret. “Keynotes: A New Woman, Her Publisher, and Her Material”. Studies in the Literary Imagination, No. 1, pp. 89 - 107.
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author Knut Hamsun (whose real name was Knut Pedersen ).
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. White, Terence de VereEditor , Richards Press, 1958.
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Friends, Associates George Egerton
Charlotte Whyte-Melville had been married to military and sporting novelist Major George Whyte-Melville , who died in 1878. She was a widow when she met Higginson (then her domestic chaplain, while she was his patroness)...
Literary Setting George Egerton
The heroine of this novel has GE 's birthname, Mary. Through Mary's experiences as a clerk in New York, GE examines the harsh conditions for working women there in the nineteenth century. GE emphasizes...
Occupation George Egerton
In London she became the travelling-companion of Charlotte Whyte-Melville , a widow now living as the wife of the Rev. Henry Peter Higginson , who was a friend of John Joseph Dunne , father of the future GE .
Textual Features George Egerton
In Under Northern Sky, which is structured in three parts, the heroine, Marie Larsen, rescues her neighbour from the neighbour's alcoholic, abusive, and dying husband. GE drew the husband's behaviour from her memories of...
Violence George Egerton
Higginson would go into drunken rages against GE , which she later fictionalized in her first volume of short stories.
Stetz, Margaret. “Keynotes: A New Woman, Her Publisher, and Her Material”. Studies in the Literary Imagination, No. 1, pp. 89 - 107.
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Wealth and Poverty George Egerton
At his death, Higginson left the future GE an income of £220 a year. She continued to receive this income, as well as the money made from selling the Norwegian property, after she moved back...

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