John Keble

Standard Name: Keble, John

Connections

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Cultural formation Charlotte Yonge
CY was confirmed in the Church of England after several months of instruction from TractarianJohn Keble .
Christabel Coleridge wrongly gave the year as 1837, and has been followed by some other sources.
Coleridge, Christabel. Charlotte Mary Yonge: Her Life and Letters. Macmillan and Co., 1903.
144
Nadel, Ira Bruce, and William E. Fredeman, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 18. Gale Research, 1983.
18: 312
Battiscombe, Georgina, and E. M. Delafield. Charlotte Mary Yonge: The Story of an Uneventful Life. Constable and Company, 1943.
53-4
Cultural formation Charlotte Yonge
The third great influence on CY 's life was John Keble , the Tractarian churchman. He was already famous when he became a regular visitor in the home of the twelve-year-old Charlotte, though they had...
Cultural formation Cecil Frances Alexander
In 1848 CFA met British novelist Charlotte Yonge and the leader of the Oxford Movement , John Keble .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
CFA 's husband believed that Keble endowed her with a sense of the magic, of the...
death Charlotte Yonge
She was buried at the foot of John Keble 's memorial cross in Otterbourne churchyard (despite a suggestion that she should be buried beside Jane Austen in Winchester Cathedral).
Nadel, Ira Bruce, and William E. Fredeman, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 18. Gale Research, 1983.
18: 322
Dedications Cecil Frances Alexander
It was dedicated to John Keble , leader of the Oxford Movement , and contained, as well as the poems, questions for examination.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
The preface was written by Dr Walter Farquar Hook , who, according...
Family and Intimate relationships Harriet Smythies
Charlotte Clarke , her cousin on her father's side, married Oxford movement theologian and writer John Keble .
Summers, Montague. “Mrs. Gordon Smythies”. Modern Language Notes, No. 6, pp. 359 -64.
359-60
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Sewell
The leaders she met included John Keble , John Henry Newman , and Henry Wilberforce ; she also met Charlotte Yonge .
Sewell, Elizabeth. The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell. Sewell, Eleanor L.Editor , Longmans, Green, 1907.
62-3
It was soon after this meeting that Newman, Wilberforce, and Edward Bellasis all joined the Catholic Church .
Friends, Associates Charlotte Yonge
CY was devastated when both John Keble and his wife died, within forty days of each other.
Coleridge, Christabel. Charlotte Mary Yonge: Her Life and Letters. Macmillan and Co., 1903.
221-2
Friends, Associates Charlotte Yonge
Keble 's fame rested not only on the Oxford Movement, which he launched in 1833, but also on his religious poetry in The Christian Year, 1827 (based, like later works by CY ...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Power Cobbe
Among the personal duties that the book identifies, is that of maintaining your own lawful freedom
Cobbe, Frances Power. The Duties of Women. G. H. Ellis, 1881.
83
as the indispensable condition of the whole moral life.
Cobbe, Frances Power. The Duties of Women. G. H. Ellis, 1881.
84
But freedom must be exercised properly, and Cobbe...
Literary responses Adelaide Procter
This poem was highly regarded by Bessie Rayner Parkes . Critic Gill Gregory reads it as a powerful critique of Keble 's authoritative voice and an unsettling of key Tractarian tenets, stemming from AP 's revisionary poetics.
Gregory, Gill. The Life and Work of Adelaide Proctor. Ashgate, 1998.
85
Literary responses Adelaide Procter
The high opinions of many of AP 's contemporaries did not carry over into later assessments, although Eric Robertson in his English Poetesses, 1883, praised her for having reached the toiling busy thousands who...
Literary responses Charlotte Yonge
John Keble read this book when he was dying, and reading was hard for him.
Hayter, Alethea. Charlotte Yonge. Northcote House, 1996.
1
Textual Features Charlotte Yonge
Her vindication of unmarried women drawing intellectual and social authority from their relationship with the Church of England brings to mind Mary Astell . She appears to have learned from women writers like Sarah Trimmer
Textual Production Cecil Frances Alexander
Among the books published this year by Cecil Frances Humphreys , later CFA , was Hymns for Little Children with a preface by John Keble ; this contains the hymns with which her name is still associated.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.

Timeline

30 May 1827
John Keble anonymously published The Christian Year, a volume of sacredverse.
14 July 1833
John Keble preached a sermon at St Mary's Church, High Street, Oxford (the University Church), on National Apostacy; it is viewed as the beginning of the Tractarian Movement.