M. James Darmesteter

Standard Name: Darmesteter, M. James

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Vernon Lee
The women's relationship began with (and was sustained by) their shared love of literature. Mary dedicated some poems in her A Handful of Honeysuckle to Violet, and regularly stayed with her in Italy, as...
Family and Intimate relationships Marion Moss
Of her daughters, Hélèna Darmesteter , became a portrait painter. Her article Death of Marion Hartog appeared in the Jewish Chronicle on 1 November 1907. Hélèna married the French philologist Arsène Darmesteter (whose brother James
Family and Intimate relationships A. Mary F. Robinson
AMFR married James Darmesteter after a brief courtship; it was said that she had proposed to him, in August 1887, shortly after their first meeting at the British Museum .
Sources disagree on the date...
Family and Intimate relationships A. Mary F. Robinson
AMFR was devastated by the death of her first husband, James Darmesteter , after six years of marriage. He was said to have died from overwork.
“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.
Friends, Associates A. Mary F. Robinson
Vernon Lee , likely in love with AMFR herself, suffered a breakdown when her friend's engagement to Darmesteter was announced, and after this she never fully regained her health. The two friends, however, remained in...
Publishing A. Mary F. Robinson
AMFR 's article Dante Gabriel Rossetti appeared in the Revue de Paris, a journal founded by her late husband , James Darmesteter.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Publishing A. Mary F. Robinson
Like many of her other works, this was quickly published in the USA (the year after the London edition).
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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A French translation was done by James Darmesteter , who two years later became the poet's husband.
Colby, Vineta. Vernon Lee: A Literary Biography. University of Virginia Press, 2003.
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Residence A. Mary F. Robinson
After her marriage AMFR moved from London to Paris with her husband . She made France her permanent home for rest of her life, making only occasional trips to England and Italy.
Miles, Alfred H., editor. The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century. AMS Press, 1967.
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“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Textual Production A. Mary F. Robinson
The dedication to Mary's sister Mabel , her first critic, earliest audience,
Robinson, A. Mary F. Songs, Ballads, and a Garden Play. T. Fisher Unwin, 1888.
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reads: dear Novelist (in memory of the days when you meant to be nearly everything else under the sun, but never a...

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