John Morley

Standard Name: Morley, John
Used Form: Morley, John,,, Viscount


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Education Dorothy Bussy
Marie Souvestre was a free-thinking feminist, daughter of the French author and philosopher Emile Souvestre . Her school, Les Ruches, was widely admired for its academic rigour. It educated many outstanding women, including Beatrice Chamberlain
Family and Intimate relationships Dinah Mulock Craik
George Lillie Craik became (following his marriage to Dinah Mulock and possibly as a result of his connection with her) a partner in the Macmillan publishing firm .
Mitchell, Sally. Dinah Mulock Craik. Twayne.
The marriage apparently proved happy. The...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
He was immensely influential. As editor of the Cornhill Magazine from 1871 to 1882, he published Henry James , Thomas Hardy , Matthew Arnold , Robert Browning , and George Meredith , among others.
Rosenbaum, S. P. “An Educated Man’s Daughter: Leslie Stephen, Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group”. Virginia Woolf: New Critical Essays, edited by Patricia Clements and Isobel Grundy, Vision; Barnes and Noble, pp. 32-56.
Friends, Associates Katharine S. Macquoid
KSM was a close friend of fellow-writer Annie Keary . She also knew John Morley , George Henry Lewes and George Eliot .
Sutherland, John. The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction. Longman.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Friends, Associates Mary Augusta Ward
She met a number of important writers through her newspaper work. She associated with Alexander Macmillan , Sir George Grove , Edmund Gosse and his wife Ellen , John Morley , and her uncle Matthew Arnold
Literary responses Matilda Betham-Edwards
John Morley wrote to tell MBE how much he had enjoyed the title piece, which he called very graceful, pretty, interesting, and pathetic.
Black, Helen C. Notable Women Authors of the Day. D. Bryce.
This volume of stories was one of her own favourites among...
Literary responses George Eliot
John Morley , anonymously in the Saturday Review, noted that [o]ne of the puzzles, which runs pathetically through Felix Holt as through Romola and the The Mill on the Floss, is the evil...
Literary responses Sophia Jex-Blake
The response of John Morley , editor of the Fortnightly, to the article was to express enthusiasm about joining the governing body of the New School of Medicine for Women .
Todd, Margaret. The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake. Macmillan.
Gurney's Enabling...
politics Dora Marsden
Charges against the women were dropped owing to pressure from the University Chancellor, the Liberal writer and statesman Lord Morley (now a Viscount), whose speech they had interrupted and who was said to be appalled...
Publishing Frances Power Cobbe
In 1880 FPC was casting about for a newspaper in which to publish. The Pall Mall Gazette, edited by John Morley , proved too radical. The more conservative Standard, edited by William Heseltine Mudford
Publishing Thomas Hardy
TH 's first novel, The Poor Man and the Lady, was rejected in turn by Macmillan (after reading by Alexander Macmillan and John Morley ), by Chapman and Hall (after reading by George Meredith
Textual Features Thomas Hardy
As its title suggests, this unpublished novel is a story of cross-class love. John Morley noted its queer cleverness and hard sarcasm . . . cynical description.
Gittings, Robert. Young Thomas Hardy. Penguin.


7 February 1865: The first issue appeared of George Smith's...

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7 February 1865

The first issue appeared of George Smith 's innovative evening newspaper, The Pall Mall Gazette.


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