Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1826-04-20
Death 1887-10-12
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, English writer. She is best remembered as the author of John Halifax, Gentleman (1856), one of the 19th century's best selling books.

From the description of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 132680498

From the guide to the Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English novelist.

From the description of Miss Tommy. A Mediaeval Romance : autograph manuscript unsigned of the first two leaves only, [ca. 1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538367

British writer.

From the description of Could you come back to me, Douglas, Douglas : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed : Shortlands, Kent, [1865 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536313

Dinah Maria Craik was a Victorian author. A precocious and talented child, she began publishing stories and poems to support her mother and younger brothers. Her popular poetry, short stories, and novels were inventive, if stylistically undistinguished, and featured sentimental yet practical characters. A compassionate and capable woman, she wrote for children and adults, exploring moral themes as well as imaginative adventures.

From the description of Dinah Mulock letter to Mr. Parker, ca. 1850. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53865834

British novelist and poet.

From the description of Running away : a schoolmaster's story / by the author of John Halifax, gentleman. [ca. 1857-1887] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305322

English author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beckenham, to [Harper & Brothers], [1869] Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515602

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mr. Hervey, 1849 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522236

From the description of Autograph letters signed (28) : London and Shortlands, to Frederic Chapman, 1849 Mar. 26-1857 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533031

English poet and lyricist.

From the description of Autograph letters signed : the Corner House, Shortlands, Kent, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.y.] Apr. 10 and [n.d.]1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125628

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Subjects:

  • Women novelists, English--19th century--Manuscripts
  • Schools--Fiction
  • English poetry--19th century
  • Women novelists, English--19th century
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Students--Fiction
  • Women authors, English--Correspondence

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  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)