Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Standard Name: Reade, Charles
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|Dedications||Mary Elizabeth Braddon||
MEB published another novel, Birds of Prey, serially in Belgravia; it appeared in volume form in October as by the author of Lady Audley's Secret, Aurora Floyd, etc., and dedicated to Charles Reade .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2085 (1867): 461
Carnell, Jennifer. The Literary Lives of Mary Elizabeth Braddon: A Study of Her Life and Work. Sensation Press, 2000.
|Education||John Strange Winter||
After this she completed her education at home. Although even in this context she says, I was not well educated, for I never would learn,
she also described herself as having always been from...
Bainton, George, editor. The Art of Authorship. J. Clarke, 1890.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Dorothea Du Bois||
This most sensational trial of the mid-century was reported in detail by the Gentleman's Magazine the following year, and used in more or less avowed fictions by Eliza Haywood in Memoirs of an Unfortunate Young...
|Friends, Associates||Harriett Jay||
HJ began a correspondance with Charles Reade in order to apologize for the misunderstanding which frequently attributed her first novel, The Queen of Connaught, to him. He replied with congratulations and advice, and the...
|Intertextuality and Influence||John Strange Winter|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton||
Bulwer-Lytton in his later years mentored the young Mary Elizabeth Braddon , offering her advice on her writings, often with reference to his own. Their literary friendship lasted until his death. Charles Reade was also...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Frances Hodgson Burnett||
The American reviews were highly flattering. The reviewer for the Boston Transcript could think of no more powerful work from a woman's hand in the English language, not even George Eliot at her best.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Eliza Haywood||
The first volume of this fictional, topical biography, published at the time of the trial, went through five complete and two abridged editions in the year it appeared. It was reprinted at Dublin and Belfast...
|Literary responses||Harriett Jay|
|Literary responses||Mary Elizabeth Braddon||
They were in time to reap the full force of Margaret Oliphant 's disapproval in her anti-sensation-novel article in Blackwood's. She found it deeply shocking that leading literary journals were praising Rupert Godwin...
|Literary responses||Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
|Literary responses||George Eliot||
On the whole reviewers were enthusiastic (E. S. Dallas began his notice in the Times, George Eliot is as great as ever
), but the ending of The Mill on the Floss...
Carroll, David, editor. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage. Barnes and Noble, 1971.
It was published also in New York. Charles Reade , who was himself at law with Bentley , later persuaded her to change publishers.
Peet, Henry. Mrs. Charles Tinsley, Novelist and Poet. Butler and Tanner, 1930.
The couple's first properly shared home was the Old Rectory Farm, Kidlington, Oxfordshire. They later moved to Ipsden House, also in Oxfordshire (novelist Charles Reade 's former home), where both RL 's children were born.
Hastings, Selina. Rosamond Lehmann. Chatto and Windus, 2002.
112, 114-15, 117
Lehmann, Rosamond. Rosamond Lehmann’s Album. Chatto and Windus, 1985.
Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang, 1989.
Simons, Judy. Rosamond Lehmann. St Martin’s Press, 1992.
|Textual Features||Margaret Oliphant|
8 June 1814
Novelist and playwright Charles Reade was born at Ipsden House, Ipsden, Oxfordshire.
By 1 October 1853
Charles Reade published his second novel, Christie Johnstone.
Charles Reade 's historical sensation novelThe Cloister and the Hearth was serialised as A Good Fight in Once A Week.
Charles Reade 's Hard Cash was serialised as Very Hard Cash in Dickens' weekly paper All the Year Round.
December 1865-November 1866
Charles Reade 's controversial Griffith Gaunt; or, Jealousy was serialised in The Argosy.
Charles Reade dedicated his novelThe Wandering Heir to Mary Elizabeth Braddonas a slight mark of respect for her private virtues and public talents.
Wolff, Robert Lee. Sensational Victorian. Garland, 1979.
11 April 1884
Charles Reade , novelist and playwright, died at 3 Blomfield Villas, Shepherd's Bush, London.