Biography: 

Émile Nelligan is one of the most celebrated and admired of Canada’s nineteenth-century poets.  He had only a brief career as a young poet, but produced some remarkable poems.

Biography: 
  • Barcroft Capel Boake notes and Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake letters (State Library of New South Wales); Boake manuscript (National Library of Australia).
  • Boake, Barcroft Henry Thomas. Where the Dead Men Lie and Other Poems. Ed. A.G. Stephens. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1897.
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Born in Kibworth, Leicestershire, Anna Letitia Aitkin was educated at home by her mother, Jane Jennings. Her father became tutor in divinity at a new Presbyterian school at Warrington, Lancashire, where 15-year-old Anna became friends with Joseph Priestley and his wife when he moved there as tutor in languages in 1761.

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  • Alexander, Christine. “Brontë , Charlotte (1816-1855).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
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  • Wrigley, Chris. "Barnes, William (1801-1886)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
Biography: 
  • Scattergood, John. "Skelton, John (c.1460–1529)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
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  • Holland, Peter. "Shakespeare, William (1564–1616)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Jan. 2011.
  • Internet Shakespeare Editions. Ed. Michael Best. Victoria, British Columbia: University of Victoria, 1996-.

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