Isaac D'Israeli

Standard Name: D'Israeli, Isaac
Used Form: Isaac Disraeli


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Dedications Elizabeth Strutt
ES dedicated to Isaac D'Israeli (as an advocate for the poor and meritorious) her Triumphs of Genius and Perseverance; exemplified in the Histories of Persons risen from poverty to eminence in the Arts and Sciences.
British Library Catalogue.
Family and Intimate relationships Benjamin Disraeli
His father, Isaac D'Israeli or Disraeli , was a historical and literary antiquarian whose writings helped to shape the opinions of later generations about seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British culture.
Friends, Associates Catherine Gore
CG was acquainted with a number of important literary figures. Before leaving London for the Continent she attended an assembly given by Rosina Bulwer-Lytton to which Disraeli , Lady Morgan , and Letitia Landon also...
Friends, Associates Eleanor Anne Porden
EAP met Mary Russell Mitford in summer 1822 at the London house of Mrs Vardill: presumably the mother of the Romantic poet Anna Jane Vardill .
L’Estrange, Alfred Guy Kingham, editor. The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford as Recorded in Letters from Her Literary Correspondents. Hurst and Blackett.
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Vardill was a friend and associate from...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
It was John Lane and Roger Fry who introduced them to the Bloomsbury circle. The trip did not result in a publishing contract, as GS had hoped, but it did advance her reputation. The next...
Friends, Associates Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
From 1832, when she began writing and editing in earnest, she entertained such figures as Benjamin Robert Haydon , Isaac D'Israeli , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , and Byron's former mistress the Countess Guiccioli (who visited England...
Friends, Associates Caroline Clive
She was capable of equally strong feeling in other contexts, such as her passionate desire for success as a poet. Having written about this ambition to the literary historian Isaac D'Israeli and the philosopher Dugald Stewart
politics Catharine Macaulay
A story printed in the Gentleman's Magazine in her lifetime, and repeated in print by Isaac D'Israeli after her death, said that she was excluded from the Museum for damaging books (or alternatively for removing...
Publishing Caroline Clive
Even before her first publication the future CC had sent specimens of her poetry, under the name of George Ferrol or P. Ferrol, to literary men and potential patrons. But Isaac D'Israeli , Dugald Stewart
Publishing Helena Wells
It was issued by Cadell and Davies , with title-page reference to The Step-Mother and a quotation from Akenside on virtue as a source of happiness. HW 's preface, composed while living in Westminster...
Reception Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
This book sparked both sensation and controversy. It was the starting point for Blessington's friendships with Isaac D'Israeli and Edward Bulwer-Lytton .
Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press.
Some critics were sceptical as to whether her friendship with Byron had...
Textual Features Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
The essays include Samuel Pepys and Francis Bacon , Lord Verulam and Viscount St. Albans, A Curiosity of Literature not Mentioned by Isaac Disraeli and Servants.
Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton,. Shells from the Sands of Time. Bickers and Son, http://U of Toronto.
The first, despite its title, is...
Textual Production Eleanor Anne Porden
The preface to this work apologizes for not apologizing: The greatness of an enterprize, while it increases the diffidence of an Author, almost destroys the right of apology. If . . . I have ventured...
Textual Production Caroline Clive
In 1823 and 1827 respectively, CC approached the literary historian Isaac D'Israeli and the philosopher Dugald Stewart about her burning desire to be a poet. D'Israeli (to whom she had used a masculine pseudonym) replied...


1791: Isaac D'Israeli published the first volume...

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Isaac D'Israeli published the first volume of his Curiosities of Literature, a collection of information and anecdote; volume two followed in 1793, then four more.

1797: William Taylor wrote the first recorded instance...

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William Taylor wrote the first recorded instance of the word autobiography (in a Monthly Review notice of Isaac D'Israeli 's Miscellanies).


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