A Wilkie Collins Chronology by William Baker (auth.) PDF

By William Baker (auth.)

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In France the restoration of the Republic. May 4 (Thurs) WC writes Sir Robert Peel, who had bought four pictures from WMC, asking whether he can dedicate the Memoirs of his father, which he has just completed, to Peel. ” 18 (Thurs) WC writes John Wilson Croker (1780–1857), the Tory politician and regular contributor to the Quarterly Review, and to the actor-manager, William Charles Macready (1793–1873). Requests subscriptions of one guinea to the Memoirs of the life of WMC. 20 (Sat) Macready replies to WC that he will subscribe to the Memoirs.

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. On Thursday 11 September he “drove past William Hookham Carpenter” (1792–1866), the Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum and the husband of WC’s aunt. S. and Chapman Hall,” to whom WMC sent Ioláni in an unsuccessful attempt to have WC’s novel published. WC writes “Paris is twice as full as it was last year.

Thompson, and William Powell Frith (1819–1909: RA, the artist). Antonina sympathetically reviewed in the Spectator: 257. Henry Fothergill Chorley (1809–1872), influential reviewer for over 30 years, praises Antonina in the Athenaeum: 285. The novel treated, as WC recalls, “with such a chorus of praise as has never been sung over me since” (introduction to 1861 reprint). RB advertised the novel in the Athenaeum, quoting “effusive praise from nine dailies and weeklies” (Page, 6). Chorley and others placed WC in the leading ranks of English novelists.

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