Richard D. Altick

Standard Name: Altick, Richard D.


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC 's mother, born Mary Sabilla Hehl , was a lively and intelligent woman, an author, and the most popular hostess in the Leigh Hunt-Charles Lamb circle.
Wilson, Katharina M., Paul Schlueter, and June Schlueter, editors. Women Writers of Great Britain and Europe: An Encyclopedia. Garland, 1997.
She died in 1854.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
In My Long...
Textual Features Mary Cowden Clarke
Her biographer Richard D. Altick characterizes the tone of this correspondence as flirtatious.
Altick, Richard D. The Cowden Clarkes. Oxford University Press, 1948.
Textual Features Dinah Mulock Craik
The narrator is a male invalid named Phineas Fletcher, a descendent of the poet (1582-1650) whose name he shares. He has an intense (at least on his side) homosocial relationship with the title character.
Textual Production Mary Cowden Clarke
In 1848 MCC may have contributed two pieces to A Book of Stories for Young People, along with Mary Howitt and Anna Maria Hall . But Richard D. Altick believes the stories The Princess...


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