Thomas Hill Green

Standard Name: Green, Thomas Hill
Used Form: T. H. Green


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Education May Sinclair
Here she extended her already very considerable reading in English literature and philosophy, and in the Greeks from Homer and Æschylus . She also studied modern languages and several branches of mathematics and science.
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press.
Friends, Associates Mary Augusta Ward
During this time, her participation in Oxford intellectual circles brought her into close contact with prominent thinkers of her day, including Benjamin Jowett , Master of Balliol.
Ward, Mary Augusta. A Writer’s Recollections. Harper and Brothers.
A very dear friend was Thomas Hill Green
Instructor Gerard Manley Hopkins
GMH attended Highgate School as a boarder, winning a poetry prize, but was in constant trouble over various acts of rebellion against authority. The headmaster several times threatened to expel him. He gained, however, two...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Augusta Ward
MAW planned her next novel as a much weightier study of the intellectual impact of historical thought on conventional faith; it was deeply influenced by the intellectual milieu of Oxford and the histories of her...
Literary Setting Mary Augusta Ward
The contemporary story features a self-educated working-class intellectual and freethinker whose characterisation draws on many strands of thought of the day. Drawn after the model of self-made men such as Daniel Macmillan , William Lovett
Publishing May Sinclair
MS published in New World her first philosophical essay outside her school magazine: The Ethical and Religious Import of Idealism, which endorses the thought of T. H. Green .
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press.
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Textual Features Mary Augusta Ward
The novel features Robert Elsmere's gradual loss of his orthodox Christian faith, and the tension which this causes between the emerging sceptic and his wife, Catherine Leyburn (based on MAW 's friend Laura Lyttleton )...
Textual Production Emma Frances Brooke
EFB , as the Author of A Superfluous Woman, published Transition. A Novel, which connects feminist and socialist themes and which she intended as an antidote to Marcella by Mrs Humphry Ward ...


November 1860: Thomas Hill Green became one of the first...

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November 1860

Thomas Hill Green became one of the first laymen to hold a fellowship at Balliol College .


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