William Johnson Fox

Standard Name: Fox, William Johnson
Used Form: W. J. Fox

Connections

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Anthologization Sarah Flower Adams
Poems by SFA on political and social subjects, originally written for the Anti-Corn Law League , were printed in the fourth volume of W. J. Fox 's Lectures Addressed Chiefly to the Working Classes the...
Cultural formation Sarah Flower Adams
Her devout Unitarian upbringing manifested itself in her writing, most explicitly in her hymns.
Stephenson, Harold William. The Author of Nearer, My God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams). Lindsey Press, 1922.
17-20
However, at the age of twenty she faced a spiritual crisis,
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications, 2002.
expressed in a letter written to her minister...
Employer Harriet Martineau
HM came to see the loss of her income, like the loss of her fiancé, as a bracing experience, indeed as one of the most fortunate occurrences of her life. She decided to pursue her...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Flower Adams
Following the death of their father, Sarah Flower (later SFA ) and her sister Eliza were placed in the guardianship of the Reverend W. J. Fox , South Place Unitarian minister and editor of the...
Family and Intimate relationships John Stuart Mill
In 1830 JSM met Harriet Taylor , who was married at the time, through William Fox .
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.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press, 1985.
208
Their intense friendship, based on similar intellectual and political pursuits, scandalized their social circle. Apparently Roebuck and...
Family and Intimate relationships Harriet Taylor
HT met John Stuart Mill through her Unitarian minister, William Fox .
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.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press, 1985.
208
Friends, Associates Mary Howitt
Visitors who stayed with the Howitts at The Elms included Hans Christian Andersen , Tennyson , Elizabeth Gaskell , and Eliza Meteyard , who wrote as Silver Pen. Their circle also included Charles Dickens
Friends, Associates Harriet Taylor
HT 's husband introduced her to the UnitarianMonthly Repository circle which included Harriet Martineau , Eliza and Sarah Flower , and the Rev. William Fox .
Rose, Phyllis. Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages. Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.
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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.
Friends, Associates Lucie Duff Gordon
Guests at the Regent's Park home included her mother's second cousin Harriet Martineau ,
Her mother's grandmother and Martineau's grandmother were sisters.
Unitarian minister William Fox , and feminist writer Harriet Taylor (who was no...
Intertextuality and Influence Harriet Martineau
From 1822 onwards, HM contributed essays, reviews, and poetry occasionally, and at first gratis, to the Unitarian The Monthly Repository. When it came under the editorship of W. J. Fox (between 1827 and 1831)...
Intertextuality and Influence Sarah Flower Adams
These contributions appeared under the pseudonym S. Y., which Eliza Bridell Fox claims indicated her pet name Sally to her personal friends.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 5
SFA was strongly influenced by her father, Benjamin Flower ...
Leisure and Society Sarah Flower Adams
At the time, she, her sister , and her father were accompanying W. J. Fox , who had been asked to preach in Edinburgh.
Stephenson, Harold William. The Author of Nearer, My God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams). Lindsey Press, 1922.
20-1
Literary responses Sarah Flower Adams
In his Lectures, W. J. Fox compared her to Barrett Browning, praising SFA as the more politically sensitive
Armstrong, Isobel, Joseph Bristow, and Cath Sharrock, editors. Nineteenth-Century Women Poets. Clarendon Press, 1996.
of the two.
Literary responses Sarah Flower Adams
Fox describes the play in Lectures Addressed Chiefly to the Working Classes as one of the purest and loveliest specimens ever yet produced of the dramatic poem.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 6
However, scholar Richard Garnett pronounced less...
Occupation Robert Browning
RB began his literary career as a poet inauspiciously with Pauline (1833), but with Paracelsus (1835) began to achieve some critical success. He entered literary society under the patronage of W. J. Fox , and...

Timeline

3 August 1832
In the wake of the first Reform Bill, Henry Hunt presented Parliament with a petition for female enfranchisement on behalf of Miss Mary Smith of Stanmore, Yorkshire.