biographical name Walter Theodore 1832-1914 English critic & poet

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  • Watts-Dunton — /wots dun tn/, n. (Walter) Theodore (Walter Theodore Watts), 1832 1914, English poet, novelist, and critic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Watts-Dunton — /wots dun tn/, n. (Walter) Theodore (Walter Theodore Watts), 1832 1914, English poet, novelist, and critic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Watts-Dunton, Theodore — ▪ British critic in full  Walter Theodore Watts Dunton , original name  Walter Theodore Watts  born Oct. 12, 1832, St. Ives, Huntingdonshire, Eng. died June 6, 1914, London       English critic and man of letters, who was the friend and, after… …   Universalium

  • Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore — (1832 1914)    The eldest child of a solicitor, of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire, he went to school in Cambridge, then became a solicitor in London. From 1874 he worked for two years as literary critic for the Examiner, after which he joined the… …   British and Irish poets

  • Watts-Dunton, Theodore — (b. 1832)    Poet, novelist, and critic. The Coming of Love, Rhona Boswell s Story (1897), Aylwin (1898), Christmas at the Mermaid, The Renascence of Wonder (1903), ed. Borrow s Lavengro and Romany Rye; article Poetry in Encyclopædia Britannica,… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Theodore Watts-Dunton — (12 October 1832 6 June 1914) was an English critic and poet. He is now best remembered as the friend and minder of Algernon Charles Swinburne, whom he rescued from alcoholism. Birth and educationWalter Theodore Watts was born at St. Ives in what …   Wikipedia

  • Theodore Watts-Dunton — Walter Theodore Watts oder Watts Dunton (* 12. Oktober 1832 in St. Ives, damals Huntingdonshire; † 6. Juni 1914 in Putney (London)) war ein englischer Poet und Kritiker. Er ist heute eher bekannt als enger Freund von Algernon Charles Swinburne,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Watts (surname) — Watts is a surname, and may refer to* Alan Watts, English philosopher * Alaric Alexander Watts, British poet and journalist * André Watts, German American pianist * Angie Watts, fictional character from EastEnders * Bill Watts, American… …   Wikipedia

  • DUNTON, WATTS —    See WATTS, THEODORE …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • WATTS, THEODORE —    critic, born at St. Ives, bosom friend of Swinburne, who pronounces him the first critic of our time perhaps the largest minded and surest sighted of any age ; his influence is great, and it has been exercised chiefly through contributions to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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