FREDERICK MARRYAT (1792-1848), English sailor and novelist, was born at Westminster on the 10th of July 1792.
The freshness of the new field which was opened up to the imagination - so full of vivid lights and shadows, light-hearted fun, grinding hardship, stirring adventure, heroic action, warm friendships, bitter hatreds - was in exhilarating contrast to the world of the historical romancer and the fashionable novelist, to which the mind of the general reader was at that date given over.
His daughter, Florence Marryat, herself a novelist, published his Life and Letters in 1872.
To these we may add the gifted but unfortunate Sigismund Czak6, Lewis Dobsa, Joseph Szigeti, Ignatius Nagy, Joseph Szenvey (a translator from Schiller), Joseph Gaal, Charles Hugo, Lawrence Toth (the Magyarizer of the School for Scandal), Emeric Vahot, Alois Degre (equally famous as a novelist), Stephen Toldy and Lewis Doczi, author of the popular prize drama Csok (The Kiss).
But by far the most prolific and talented novelist that Hungary can boast of is Maurus Jokai (q.v.), whose power of imagination and brilliancy of style, no less than his true representations of Hungarian life and character, have earned for him a European reputation.
Among Csiky's most promising disciples is Francis Herczeg (already mentioned as a novelist), author of the successful society comedy, A Gyurkovics lednyok (" The Misses Gyurkovics "), Hdrom test&r C' Three Guardsmen "), Honty hdza (" The House of Honty ").
In 1833 the novelist C. F.
The well-known Revue des deux mondes was established in 1829 by Segur-Dupeyron and Mauroy, but it ceased to appear at the end of the year, and its actual existence dates from its acquisition in 1831 by Francois Buloz, 2 a masterful editor, 1 The novelist and publicist Joseph Fievee (1767-1839), known for his relations with Napoleon I., has been made the subject for a study by Sainte-Beuve (Causeries, v.
WILHELM JORDAN (1819-1904), German poet and novelist, was born at Insterburg in East Prussia on the 8th of February 1819.
George Gissing, the novelist, was at one time their tutor; and in 1905 Mr Harrison wrote a preface to Gissing's Veranilda (see also Mr Austin Harrison's article on Gissing in the Nineteenth Century, September 1906).
1672) was rector; Richard Baxter, Sir Matthew Hale (Lord ChiefJustice), Henry Fielding the novelist and John Lindley the botanist (d.
Blicher (1782-1848), the national poet and novelist of Jutland.
He is not a dramatist - his work as such is insignificant - nor a novelist, for, though his two chief works except the Confessions are called novels, Emile is one only in name, and La Nouvelle Helotise is as a story diffuse, prosy and awkward to a degree.
Of a less severe type were Cherbuliez, the novelist; TSpffer, who spread a taste for pedestrianism among Swiss youth; Duchosal, the poet; Marc Monnier, the litterateur; not to mention the names of any persons still living, or of politicians of any date.
He marks the period of transition to the younger generation of writers, in the forefront of whom stands the poet and novelist Hachar, who revolutionized the conception of Czech patriotism and is famous for his historical glosses.
In Kaczkowski the Poles found a novelist who treated many periods of their history with great success.
In Henryk Sienkiewicz, the historical novelist, Poland has a modern writer of European reputation.
After 1890 the railway corporations were charged with a corrupt domination of the legislature and the courts, and in 1906 a " Lincoln Republican " movement was organized under the leadership of the well-known novelist Winston Churchill (b.
G.*) Marti, Juan Jose (1570?-1604), Spanish novelist, was born at Orihuela (Valencia) about 1570.
GEORGE MACDONALD (1824-1905), Scottish novelist and poet, was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
He Lacked, In Fact, But One Thing Tb Make Him A Great Novelist: He Had No Conception Of How To Construct A Plot.
Another popular novelist was Vilhelm BergsOe (b.
It is as a novelist that Goethe has suffered most by the lapse of time.
As a novelist, meanwhile, he had taken a very high place.
Other eminent residents were Turner, who occupied Sandycombe Lodge, and painted many of his famous works here, Henry Fielding the novelist, and Tennyson.
The next time the novelist rings the bell I will not stir though the meeting-house burn down.