Household Words

The following are additions and corrections to the general introduction and attribution listing for Household Words in Anne Lohrli, Household Words: A Weekly Journal 1850-59 Conducted by Charles Dickens. Univ of Toronto Press, 1973.


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    HW, The Uses of Sorrow, 156 - 156, May 11, 1850, Maria Norris, See Mariane Van Remoortel, Women, Work and the Victorian Periodical (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). [verse] (08/16)

    HW, The Son of Sorrow. A Fable from the Swedish, 238 - 238, Jun 1, 1850, Maria Norris, See Mariane Van Remoortel, Women, Work and the Victorian Periodical (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). [verse] (08/16)

    HW, Old Cairo and Its Mosque, 332 - 334, Jun 28, 1851, Unknown, The possible authors for this article should include not only James Augustus St. John and Bayle St. John, but also Percy Bolingbroke St. John and Horace St. John. The last two claimed in RLF applications to have contributed to Household Words. (12/07)

    HW, A Border of the Black Sea [Bulgaria], 495 - 499, Jan 21, 1854, Unknown, The possible authors for this article should include not only James Augustus St. John and Bayle St. John, but also Percy Bolingbroke St. John and Horace St. John. The last two claimed in RLF applications to have contributed to Household Words. (12/07)

    HW, Love and Self-Love [story], 181 - 185, Apr 8, 1854, Unknown, The possible authors for this article should include not only James Augustus St. John and Bayle St. John, but also Percy Bolingbroke St. John and Horace St. John. The last two claimed in RLF applications to have contributed to Household Words. (03/15)

    HW, Two French Farmers [father and son], 105 - 118, Mar 3, 1855, Charles Thomas Browne (1825-1868), The person Lohrli identified as "Brown, Paris" is Charles Thomas Browne, 1825-1868. In his RLF application of 30 March 1868, he claimed the two articles Lohrli cites under Brown or Browne of Paris. (12/07)

    HW, Much Ado about Nothing [story], 422 - 427, Dec 1, 1855, Charles Thomas Browne (1825-1868), The person Lohrli identified as "Brown, Paris" is Charles Thomas Browne, 1825-1868. In his RLF application of 30 March 1868, he claimed the two articles Lohrli cites under Brown or Browne of Paris. (12/07)

    HW, Ragged Robin [girl's industrial school and workshop], 417 - 420, May 17, 1856, Caroline Southwood (Smith) Hill, Caroline Southwood Hill is identified as the writer of this article in ODNB. Octavia Hill, whom Lohrli also suggests as the writer, was only 15 when the article appeared and does not seem to have written for publication until several years later. (12/07)

    HW, Chip: Red Rockets [signals at sea], 534 - 535, Jun 21, 1856, Robert Raxter Postans, Delete "prob." and correct spelling of middle name. R. R. Postans claimed he had contributed to Household Words and written about naval beacons and other sea subjects in RLF case 2132. (12/07)

    HW, The Shingle Movement, 322 - 324, Oct 18, 1856, Robert Raxter Postans, Delete "prob." and correct spelling of middle name. R. R. Postans claimed he had contributed to Household Words and written about naval beacons and other sea subjects in RLF case 2132. (12/07)

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