John Morgan Richards

Standard Name: Richards, John Morgan


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Family and Intimate relationships John Oliver Hobbes
John Morgan Richards , a successful businessman, was the son of a clergyman. In his earlier adulthood he travelled extensively as a salesman. One trip, accompanied by his wife, took him as far as San...
Literary responses John Oliver Hobbes
At the St James's Theatre in London it received a mixed reception of booing—The Critic reported that Hobbes herself was booed after the play—and applause. In his biographical note, John Morgan Richards , her...
Publishing John Oliver Hobbes
The Fountain's publisher, Congregationalist minister Joseph Parker , was a family friend. In addition to her publications in this newspaper, JOH was writing letters, other stories, and plays that she mounted at home in...
Reception John Oliver Hobbes
The bronze portrait memorial to JOH was unveiled at University College, London , by Lord Curzon in the presence of herparents , assorted peers and dignitaries, and writers including Thomas Hardy and Anthony Hope
Textual Production John Oliver Hobbes
She had first approached Macmillan to publish the book, but they wanted the title changed and the last chapter revised. Hobbes refused, and approached Unwin's , which (on the advice of its reader, Edward Garnett
Textual Production John Oliver Hobbes
Her father provided a biographical sketch and Bishop Welldon an introduction.


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The intellectual Oxford magazineAcademy began publication, founded by Charles Appleton .


Richards, John Morgan, and John Oliver Hobbes. “Pearl Richards Craigie: Biographical Sketch by her Father”. The Life of John Oliver Hobbes, J. Murray, 1911.