A Wilkie Collins Chronology (Author Chronologies Series) by W. Baker

By W. Baker

This publication builds on a severe and scholarly revival of curiosity in Collins. Baker attracts upon biographical revelations and the new e-book of Collins's letters to supply a special perception into either the guy and the author. the quantity will entice all scholars of Collins and people with an curiosity within the lifetime of Nineteenth-century England.

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1799–1872) for his subscription. Westmacott’s father, a RA who lived from 1775–1856, is mentioned in Memoirs, I, 231 (CL, I, 30). 31 (Sun) Favourable review of Memoirs in the Observer “no better work upon art and artists has been given to the world within the last half century…The general reader, as well as the artistic aspirant, is…strongly recommended to its perusal” (Peters, 78). H. Dana on reactions to Memoirs. “The book has hitherto succeeded very satisfactorily. ” Asks Dana’s opinion of Ruskin’s Modern Painters, published in 1843 and 1846.

WC adds that “Two volumes and a half of the Ms [now at the HRHRC] are ready for Press” (L, I, 56–57). September 8 (Sat) WC writes HC, who is staying at Southsea, a lengthy letter. He reports “considerable ‘indisposition’ in the house” at Blandford Square. WC relates his return from Brighton and planned trip to France with CW. Tells her his plans for his novel if, as he expects, Bentley refuses it – they did not. ’” Reports on CAC’s artistic activities, and the visit to Blandford Square of Lady Chantrey née Wale (1787–1875), the dedicatee of Antonina.

Nadel: xv). The manuscript remained unpublished until 1999 when it was finally published by Princeton University Press, edited by Ira B. Nadel. August–September WMC and HC on the Isle of Wight and then Torquay in effort to restore WMC’s health. September 7 (Sun) WC leaves London for France. 9–10 (Tue–Wed) WC arrives at the Hôtel des Tuileries on the Rue Rivoli in Paris, via Rouen, without his luggage. ” 13 (Sat) WC at the Hôtel des Tuileries, with his luggage. Tells HC that on the day before, 12 September, he met a family friend, Solomon Alexander Hart, RA, (1806–1881), the painter.

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