Clarke, Charles Cowden

(1787-1877)
   Writer on Shakespeare, was a publisher in London. He lectured on Shakespeare and on European literature. Latterly he lived in France and Italy. His wife, MARY C.-C. (1809-1898), dau. of V. Novello, musician, compiled a complete Concordance to Shakespeare (1844-45), and wrote The Shakespeare Key (1879) and, with her husband, Recollections of Writers (1878).

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  • Clarke, Charles Cowden — ▪ English editor and critic born Dec. 15, 1787, Enfield, Middlesex, Eng. died March 13, 1877, Genoa, Italy  English editor and critic best known for his work on William Shakespeare (Shakespeare, William).       A friend of Charles Macready,… …   Universalium

  • CLARKE, CHARLES COWDEN —    a friend of Lamb, Keats, and Leigh Hunt; celebrated for his Shakespearian learning; brought out an annotated Shakespeare, assisted by his wife; lectured on Shakespeare characters (1787 1877) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • CLARKE, MARY COWDEN —    née Novello, of Italian descent, wife of Charles Cowden, assisted her husband in his Shakespeare studies, and produced amid other works Concordance to Shakespeare, a work which occupied her 16 years (1809 1898) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Charles Cowden Clarke — (15 December 1787 – 13 March 1877), English author and Shakespearian scholar, was born in Enfield, Middlesex. Life His father, John Clarke, was a schoolmaster in Clarke s Academy in Enfield Town, among whose pupils was John Keats. Charles Clarke… …   Wikipedia

  • Cowden (disambiguation) — Cowden is a small village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. Cowden may also refer to: Cowden, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Cowden, Illinois, United States Cowden railway station, a railway station in Kent People… …   Wikipedia

  • Cowden Clarke — is a human name, and may refer to: Charles Cowden Clarke (1787 1877), English author and Shakespearian scholar Mary Cowden Clarke (1809 1898), English author This page or section lists people with the surname Cowden Clarke. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Clarke (disambiguation) — Charles Clarke (born 1950) is a British Member of Parliament. Charles Clarke may also refer to: Charles Clarke (Canadian politician) (1826–1909), former speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada Charles Clarke (botanist), Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • Clarke — (spr. klark), 1) Samuel, engl. Philosoph und Theolog, geb. 11. Okt. 1675 in Norwich, gest. 17. Mai 1729, widmete sich seit 1691 in Cambridge philosophischen und mathematischen, dann theologischen Studien, kam 1698 als Kaplan zu dem Bischof von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Clarke — biographical name Charles Cowden 1787 1877 & his wife Mary Victoria Cowden Clarke 1809 1898 English Shakespearean scholars …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Charles Jeremiah Wells — (1798? – February 17, 1879) was an English poet. Life He was born in London, probably in the year 1798. He was educated at Cowden Clarke s school at Edmonton, with Tom Keats, the younger brother of the poet, and with RH Horne. He …   Wikipedia

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