Izaak Walton

Standard Name: Walton, Izaak
Used Form: Isaac Walton

Connections

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death John Donne
He had been ill a great deal during his last years, and had in the sermon that was later printed as Deaths Duell (as his biographer Izaak Walton put it) preach't his own Funeral Sermon...
Education Catharine Parr Traill
Izaak Walton 's The Compleat Angler was an influential early text; CPT kept her father's copy with her always.
New, William H., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 99. Gale Research, 1990.
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Intertextuality and Influence Catharine Parr Traill
Many of CPT 's early works were published with the Quaker publishing firm Harvey and Darton . Peterman sees in these works the influence of Virgil , Izaak Walton , Mary Russell Mitford , and Gilbert White .
New, William H., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 99. Gale Research, 1990.
332
Intertextuality and Influence Eliza Meteyard
This illustrated story of a young girl's childhood and education has some autobiographical elements (Howitt calls it her own early life),
Lee, Amice. Laurels & Rosemary: The Life of William and Mary Howitt. Oxford University Press, 1955.
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including the profession of the army surgeon father of the eponymous character...
Reception Sarah Orne Jewett
Jewett wrote both diaries and letters from an early age, and was an avid reader. Reminiscing, she said she remembered thinking that if I could write just as Miss Thackeray did in her charming stories...

Timeline

19 February 1640
LXXX Sermons by John Donne was posthumously published; it included the earliest printed text of Izaak Walton 's biography of him.
2 February 1651
The second of Izaak Walton 's biographies appeared, that of Sir Henry Wotton , as preface to a volume entitled Reliquiae Wottonianae.
20 May 1653
Izaak Walton published The Compleat Angler; there was a second, enlarged edition in 1655.