Thomas Hughes

Standard Name: Hughes, Thomas


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Literary responses Evelyn Sharp
Beverly Lyon Clark , who wrote an introduction to this book and thought extremely highly of it, argued that the neglect of it stemmed from its belonging not just to one but to several under-appreciated...
Textual Production Emily Davies
Under ED 's editorship, the periodical combined literary contributions (such as poetry by Christina Rossetti and fiction by Thomas Adolphus Trollope ) with book reviews, reports of bodies such as the Society for Promoting the Employment of Women
Textual Production Philip Larkin
The Juvenilia Press produced in 2002 an edition of Incidents from Phippy's Schooldays, PL 's mock boys'-school story (hard to date, but evidently written in the later 1930s during the rise of the Fascists


20 October 1822: Thomas Hughes, novelist, was born at Uffington...

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20 October 1822

Thomas Hughes , novelist, was born at Uffington near Faringdon, Berkshire.

24 April 1857: Thomas Hughes published his highly successful...

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24 April 1857

Thomas Hughes published his highly successful boys' story, Tom Brown's Schooldays, under the pseudonym An Old Boy.

1858: F. W. Farrar, at that time a master at Harrow...

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F. W. Farrar , at that time a master at Harrow School , published Eric, or Little by Little, a more Evangelical rival to Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes , issued the previous year.

22 March 1896: Thomas Hughes, novelist, died at Brighton,...

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22 March 1896

Thomas Hughes , novelist, died at Brighton, East Sussex.


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