Leigh Hunt

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Standard Name: Hunt, Leigh

Connections

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Education Dora Greenwell
Thereafter, she taught herself, studying philosophy, Latin, German, Italian, French, political economy, and theology.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Dorling, William. Memoirs of Dora Greenwell. James Clarke, 1885.
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She was very well read and took a particular interest in the writings of Caroline Norton , Felicia Hemans
Family and Intimate relationships Coventry Patmore
His father, Peter George Patmore , was a writer and journalist. He edited The New Monthly Magazine from 1841 to 1853, and counted among his friends William Hazlitt , Charles Lamb , Richard Monckton Milnes
Friends, Associates John Keats
Keats was taught and was influenced as a young man by Charles Cowden Clarke . Another important literary friendship was that with Leigh Hunt , then Percy and Mary Shelley and William Hazlitt .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Mary...
Friends, Associates Jane Welsh Carlyle
Despite her ill health, the couple entertained regularly. Their guests included John Stuart Mill , Henry Taylor , and Leigh Hunt . JWC became especially fond of Hunt and Mill.
Surtees, Virginia. Jane Welsh Carlyle. Michael Russell, 1986.
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While in London she...
Friends, Associates Thomas Carlyle
While in London, TC socialized with John Stuart Mill , Mary and Charles Lamb , Henry Taylor , Sarah Austin and Leigh Hunt .
Friends, Associates Adelaide Procter
AP 's parents entertained a circle of well-known literary personages, including Leigh Hunt , William Hazlitt , Thomas Moore , Wordsworth , Tennyson , Longfellow , and Henry James . Intimates of the household included...
Friends, Associates Charles Cowden Clarke
CCC was an important early friend of John Keats . He also formed friendships with Leigh Hunt , Douglas Jerrold , Charles and Mary Lamb , and Charles Dickens . Most of these friendships were...
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC 's parents frequently entertained eminent literary figures in a drawing-room where the paintings were all executed by distinguished friends. At an early age she became acquainted with Charles and Mary Lamb , Leigh Hunt
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
In addition to meeting Dickens as a result of her theatrical activities, MCC and her husband met William Hazlitt through a shared duty of theatre reviewing, and she became friends with Mary Howitt , and...
Friends, Associates John Forster
JF was well connected in literary circles. He counted Elizabeth Gaskell , Lady Blessington , Jane Welsh Carlyle , Charles Dickens , Edward Bulwer Lytton and Leigh Hunt among his intimates.
Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1985.
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
Literary responses Louisa Anne Meredith
LAM appears to have contended with a reputation as a bluestocking. In Our Wild Flowers she notes: I am especially anxious to root out the idea that if people be clever, they may be untidy...
Literary responses 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, 1997.
149
Some critics were sceptical as to whether her friendship with Byron had...
Literary responses Catherine Gore
CG , identified during her lifetime with satire on the upper classes, was depicted by P. G. Patmore in Chatsworth; or, The Romance of a Week, 1844, Lady Bab Brilliant, who publicly lashed...
Publishing Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
It is a point of debate among scholars whether Blessington saw and used the memoirs of himself which Byron wrote but later burned.
Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington,. “Introduction”. Conversations of Lord Byron, edited by Ernest J. Lovell, Princeton University Press, 1969, pp. 3 - 114.
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Later editions include those of 1893 and 1969 (the former mangles...

Timeline

January 1808
Leigh Hunt (who had published his first book of poems at seventeen and thus achieved an early niche as a theatre critic) began editing The Examiner, a Sunday paper which he initiated in collaboration...
September 1810
Leigh Hunt began editing The Reflector, a quarterly journal which was in circulation for two years.
1816
Leigh Hunt published his narrative poemThe Story of Rimini.
5 May 1816
John Keats appeared (anonymously) in print with a sonnet entitled O Solitude in Leigh Hunt 's Examiner.
9 June 1817
Knitter Jeremiah Brandreth led an uprising of 300 men, who marched from Pentridge in Derbyshire to nearby Nottingham.
16 August 1819
Several people were killed and more wounded by cavalry, in a crowd gathered peacefully in St Peter's Fields at Manchester to hear the radical Henry Hunt speak in favour of electoral reform: this became known...
October 1822
Byron published The Vision of Judgment (written around the previous summer) in The Liberal, a journal which he and Leigh Hunt briefly published at Pisa.
1825
Alexander Dyce , then a twenty-seven-year-old reluctant clergyman, published his Specimens of British Poetesses, a project in rediscovering women's literary history.
July 1837
Leigh Hunt published Blue-Stocking Revels in the Monthly Repository, New Series volume 11: a traditional Sessions of the Poetspoem, with Apollo pronouncing on (here) contemporary women writers.
By 5 June 1847
Leigh Hunt published Men, Women, and Books.
By June 15 1850
Leigh Hunt 's Autobiography was published, edited by his son Thornton Leigh Hunt .
1851
Leigh Hunt published Table Talk.