Dilke, Charles Wentworth

(1789-1864)
   Critic and writer on literature, served for many years in the Navy Pay-Office, on retiring from which he devoted himself to literary pursuits. He had in 1814-16 made a continuation of Dodsley's Collection of English Plays, and in 1829 he became part proprietor and ed. of The Athenæum, the influence of which he greatly extended. In 1846 he resigned the editorship, and assumed that of The Daily News, but contributed to The Athenæum his famous papers on Pope, Burke, Junius, etc., and shed much new light on his subjects. His grandson, the present Sir C.W. Dilke, pub. these writings in 1875 under the title, Papers of a Critic.

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  • DILKE, CHARLES WENTWORTH —    English critic and journalist; served for 20 years in the Navy Pay Office; contributed to the Westminister and other reviews; was proprietor and editor of the Athenæum; started the Daily News; left literary Papers, edited by his grandson (1789 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Charles Wentworth Dilke — For other people named Charles Dilke, see Charles Dilke (disambiguation). Dilke redirects here. For other uses, see Dilke (disambiguation). Charles Wentworth Dilke Born 1789 Great Britain Died 1864 United Kingdom Occupation Civil servant, critic …   Wikipedia

  • Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 2o baronet — (4 sep. 1843, Londres, Inglaterra–26 ene. 1911, Londres). Político británico. Fue elegido al parlamento en 1868, primero en calidad de radical y después como moderado. En 1882 se incorporó al gabinete de William E. Gladstone y era considerado… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 2nd Baronet — born Sept. 4, 1843, London, Eng. died Jan. 26, 1911, London British politician. He was elected to Parliament in 1868, first as an extremist then as a moderate. In 1882 he became a member of William E. Gladstone s cabinet and was seen as a future… …   Universalium

  • DILKE, SIR CHARLES WENTWORTH —    English publicist and politician, grandson of the preceding, born at Chelsea; called to the bar; travelled in America and the English colonies, and wrote a record of his travels in his Greater Britain ; entered Parliament as an extreme… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth —    Bart., P.C., LL.D., etc. (b. 1843)    Political writer. Greater Britain (1868), The Fall of Prince Floristan of Monaco, Problems of Greater Britain (1890), etc …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Dilke — Dilke, Charles Wentworth, geb. 1789, engl. Publicist, von 1830–46 Oberredactor des Athenäums. – D., Charles Wentworth, Sohn, geb. 1810, Mitglied der Society of arts, trug wesentlich bei, daß 1851 die Weltindustrieausstellung zu London zu Stande… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Charles Dilke (disambiguation) — Charles Wentworth Dilke may refer to: Charles Wentworth Dilke (1789–1864), editor of the Athenaeum from 1830 Sir Charles Dilke, 1st Baronet (1810–1869), his son Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Baronet (1843–1911), his grandson This disambiguation page… …   Wikipedia

  • Dilke — ist der Name der folgenden Personen: Charles Wentworth Dilke (1789–1864), englischer Literaturkritiker Sir Charles Dilke, 1st Baronet (1810–1869), englischer Politiker Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Baronet (1843–1911), englischer Politiker Oswald Ashton …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dilke — Dilke, 1) Charles Wentworth, engl. Publizist und Kritiker, geb. 8. Dez. 1789, gest. 10. Aug. 1864, war Mitarbeiter an »Retrospective Review« und andern Zeitschriften und schrieb mehrere Werke über englische Literaturgeschichte; auch gab er eine… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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