Papers of John Forster, 1828-1894.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876. Papers of John Forster, 1828-1894.

Papers of John Forster, 1828-1894.

The collection consists of correspondence and literary manuscripts by English authors and friends of both John Forster and his second wife, Eliza Ann Crosbie Colburn Forster. The literary manuscripts include essays, poems, and diary and text extracts both by and about John Forster. The correspondence deals with the personal life and business dealings of Forster. There is also detailed genealogical information in the collection.

135 pieces.2 boxes.

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Coleridge, John Duke Coleridge, Baron, 1820-1894

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Rawlins, Henry E.

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Browning, Robert Wiedemann Barrett, 1849-1912

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Robert Browning was a British poet. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 From the guide to the Robert Browning collection of papers, 1835?]-1933, 1835?-1889, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...

Crosbie, Fanny.

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Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of, 1831-1891

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Lucile was first published in 1860. From the description of Lucile : manuscript, [not before 1860] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612820220 Lytton, the son of novelist and dramatist Edward Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873), was a British statesman and poet who published as Owen Meredith. From the description of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton letter to Dear Madam, 1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70254731 From the descr...

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Forster, Elizabeth W.

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