George Lillie Craik

Standard Name: Craik, George Lillie,, 1798 - 1866


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Family and Intimate relationships Dinah Mulock Craik
Dinah Mulock nursed George Lillie Craik (who was eleven years her junior, and nephew of critic and historian George Lillie Craik ) at her home after he had a leg amputated as a result of...
Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Craik
A critic, historian, and author, George Lillie Craik was born at Kennoway in Fife in 1798. His best-known work was A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language, from the Norman Conquest...
Friends, Associates Dinah Mulock Craik
Their circle of friends included the critic and historian George Lillie Craik , Camilla Toulmin , John Westland Marston , Alexander Macmillan (the publisher), Charles Edward Mudie (founder of Mudie's Lending Library ), and the...
Reception Georgiana Craik
In a letter to GC 's father dated 11 December 1862, George Eliot wrote that she had read one of GC 's stories for children, So-Fat and Mew-Mew. She described it as a little...
Textual Features Dinah Mulock Craik
The narrator is a male invalid named Phineas Fletcher, a descendent of the poet (1582-1650) whose name he shares. He has an intense (at least on his side) homosocial relationship with the title character.


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