Archibald Alison

Standard Name: Alison, Archibald,, 1757 - 1839


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Dedications Elizabeth Hamilton
EH dedicated this work to the Scottish clergyman and philosopher Archibald Alison . Its full title was A Series of Popular Essays, Illustrative of Principles Essentially Connected with the Improvement of the Understanding, the Imagination...
Family and Intimate relationships Archibald Alison
His father , who confusingly bore the same name as his best-known son, was a clergyman, a writer on the subject of taste, and the dedicatee of Elizabeth Hamilton 's A Series of Popular Essays...
Family and Intimate relationships Emily Gerard
Two of EM's great-grandfathers were celebrated as writers: the literary theorist Professor Alexander Gerard and the Rev. Archibald Alison (father of the historian of the same name, who was also a baronet).
Black, Helen C. Pen, Pencil, Baton and Mask: Biographical Sketches. Spottiswoode.
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Intertextuality and Influence Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS adds a new aesthetic category, the contemplative sublime, alongside the Burke an or terrible sublime and other categories related to the Burkean beautiful. She derives her thinking from women as well as men. In...
Literary responses Eliza Fletcher
She received letters of praise and congratulation on this publication from a number of distinguished pens. Anne Grant wrote characteristically that they far exceeded my expectations. She had expected exalted moral feeling, purity of sentiment...


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