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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subject Art; Design; Painting; Sculpture; Photography; Interior Decoration;
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John Everett Millais was one of the founder-members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with Holman Hunt and D. G. Rossetti. His first major religious painting, titled only by a Biblical text but know as 'Christ in the House of His Parents' (see The Pre-Raphaelites, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery/Penguin Books [1984], no. 26), caused immense controversy because of its determined realism when it was shown in the Royal Academy exhibition ('In all the papers...the attack on Millais had been most virulent and audacious,' wrote W. M. Rossetti, quoted by Leonée Ormond in 'Dickens and Painting: Contemporary Art', The Dickensian, Vol. 80 [1984], p. 21; this article contains an excellent analysis of Dickens's reaction to Millais's painting). Dickens was a fervent admirer of Raphael and, as Ormond observes, felt that the Brotherhood's name 'implied a deliberate attack' on the great Renaissance artist.

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Authors William Taylor Haly
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subject Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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The Summer Sabbath

15/6/1850

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Author Robert Calder Campbell
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subject Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Great Britain—History
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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In part from F.K. Hunt, The Fourth Estate (1850).

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Authors William Taylor Haly
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Great Britain—Politics and Government
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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A Village Tale

15/6/1850

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Author William Cox Bennett
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subject Science; Science—History; Technology; Technological innovations; Discoveries in Science
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Author Harriet Martineau
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Based on Mary Pickard Ware's work for sanitation in Yorkshire village.

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Author Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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