Mary Russell Mitford and her surroundings

by Constance Hill

Publisher: John Lane, Publisher: John Lane company in London, New York

Written in English
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    Statementby Constance Hill; with illustrations by Ellen G. Hill and reproductions of portraits ...
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    LC ClassificationsPR5023 .H5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 387 p.
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6626343M
    LC Control Number20012406
    OCLC/WorldCa382793

Author. She was born at Alresford, Hampshire, England on December 16th Wrote Our Village which was a series of sketches of village scenes and characters. Also wrote other poetry and books and became close friends with Jane Austen. She was very devoted to her fathers needs but he had a serious gambling problem and Place Of Birth: Alresford, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England. MITFORD, MARY RUSSELL ( - ), English novelist and dramatist, only daughter of Dr George Mitford, or Midford, was born at Alresford, Hampshire, on the 16th of December She retains an honorable place in English literature as the authoress of Our Village, a series of sketches of village scenes and characters unsurpassed in their kind.   ” — A letter from Mary Russell Mitford to Sir William Elford, Ap occasionally exhausting enthusiasm for her subject. Her previous books include two charming, engaging novels. [Mary Russell Mitford was born on the 16th of December , being the only child of fairly well-connected parents, who were then living at Arlesford in comfortable circumstances. But Dr. Mitford was a reckless and dissipated gamester, who rapidly reduced his family to poverty. His daughter wrote.

As the name Mitford is so strongly identified with the 20th-century literary family, it would be worth stating whether she was related to them. Valetude , 8 November (UTC) External links modified (January ) Hello fellow Wikipedians, I have just modified one external link on Mary Russell Mitford. Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today! You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Aunt Deborah Author: Mary Russell Mitford Release Date: October 2, [EBook #] Last Updated: January 9, Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS. Condition: Fine. iv,pp. Very attractive binding embossed in black and gilt. Mary Russell Mitford published this book earlier in the nineteenth century. This edition was a Sunday Union prize in Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # D More information about this seller | Contact this seller 9.

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She was born at Alresford, Hampshire. Her place in English literature is as the author of Our series of sketches of village scenes and vividly drawn characters was based upon life in Three Mile Cross, a hamlet in the parish of Shinfield, near Reading in.

Mary Russell Mitford was the only child of George Mitford, a descendant of an ancient Northumberland family, and of Mary Russell, an heiress, the only surviving child of Dr. Richard Russell, a richly beneficed clergyman, who held the livings of Overton and Ashe, both in Hampshire, for more than sixty years.

MARY RUSSELL’S EARLY LIFE. Born on 2nd January Mary Russell has grown to be a detective to reckon with. From a collection of written memoirs, Mary Russell reveals a character with great strength and intelligence replete with cognitive and logical reasoning very akin to Sherlock Homes under whom she received her initial training.

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She loved her home, her trees, her surrounding lanes and commons. She loved her friends. Mary Russell Mitford, who spent most of her time gathering figs off thistles and making the best of her difficult circumstances, suffered less than many people do from the influence of imaginary things.

there is also a book of the 'Friendships of. I really liked this book which I read slowly, only a couple of chapters a night before I went to sleep. Yes, the style of writing is old-fashioned but oh. how they could write in those days.

Page Page Other editions - View all. Our Village Mitford Full view - Our Village Mary Russell Mitford Full view - Our Village Mary 5/5(1). Mitford’s Jane Austen and Her First Neighbors Books, Periodicals, and Works of Art Mentioned Together in Mitford’s Writings One of our earliest findings of interest is that Jane Austen is but one degree of separation from Lord Byron in Mitford’s writings.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. More books by Mary Russell Mitford. Aunt Deborah. The Beauty of the. “The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse, Viz Our Village, Belford Regis, Country Stories, Finden's Tableaux, Foscari, Julian, Rienzi, Charles the First”, p 0 Copy quote In our present high state of civilization, people are so much alike, that anything at all odd comes on one with the freshness and character of an antique coin among smooth shillings.

Page - There they were — a set of ugly old men, white-headed and bald-headed (for half of Lord's was engaged in the combat, players and gentlemen, Mr.

Ward and Lord Frederick, the veterans of the green), dressed in tight white jackets (the Apollo Belvedere could not bear the hideous disguise of a cricketing jacket), with neckcloths primly tied round their throats, fine.

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Looking for books by Mary Russell Mitford. See all books authored by Mary Russell Mitford, including Our Village, and My Garden: Selected from the Letters and Recollections of Mary Russell Mitford, and more on Mary Russell Mitford was almost fifty when she and, a decidedly nervous, Browning were introduced in Unlike Browning, Mitford, had, from a young age, often needed to write to make ends meet – thanks to her father’s spending of his wife’s inheritance on political campaigns, entertaining and gambling.

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Duncomebe and Co., ) (multiple formats at ) Mitford, Mary Russell. Mitford, Mary Russell (–)English author whose evocation of the English countryside has proved the most lasting aspect of her many writings. Born Mary Russell Mitford on Decemin Alresford, Hampshire, England; died in Swallowfield, Berkshire, on Janu ; daughter of George Mitford (a medical practitioner) and Mary (Russell) Mitford.

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Mary Russell MITFORD ( - ) This book is a compilation of short stories originally published in several series in The Lady's Magazine. Volume 1 covers a period of about 18 months, then later, Volume 2 chronicles the changes when Miss Mitford returns to the village some 2 years later.

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The book is stained and the covers discolored. GREAT BRITAIN. An introduction of English country life by Mary Russell Mitford, born on the 16th of December She was the only child of her parents, who were well connected; her mother ws an heiress. (Key Words: Village Life, Mary Russell Mitford, England, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Hugh Thomas.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Astin, Marjorie, Mary Russell Mitford. London, N. Douglas, (OCoLC) Named Person: Mary Russell Mitford.Mary Russell Mitford ( - ) Mary Russell Mitford (16 December – 10 January ) was an English author and dramatist.

She was born at Alresford, Hampshire. Her place in English literature is as the author of Our Village.Constance Hill is the author of Mary Russell Mitford and Her Surroundings, Maria Edgeworth and Her Circle in the Days of Buonaparte and Bourbon, The Story of the Princess des Ursins in Spain, and Fanny Burney at the Court of Queen Charlotte.

In addition to illustrating Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends, Ellen G. Hill collaborated with her sister Constance in illustrating Mary Russell Pages: