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us: Lever, Charles, 1806-1872

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  • Fuller Name

    • Charles James
  • Variants

    • us: Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872
    • us: Lever, Charles J., 1806-1872
    • us: Lorrequer, Harry, 1806-1872
    • us: O'Dowd, Cornelius, 1806-1872
    • us: Tilbury Tramp, 1806-1872
    • us: Tramp, Tilbury, 1806-1872
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dublin (Ireland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Trieste (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Brussels (Belgium)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Florence (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) La Spezia (Italy)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Diplomatic Corps.
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Medicine
          (lcsh) English literature--Irish authors
            (lcsh) Diplomatic and consular service
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Physicians
                (lcsh) Novelists, Irish
                  (lcsh) Consuls
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              • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

              • Earlier Established Forms

                  Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872Lever, Charles James,1806-1872
              • Sources

                • found: Lever, Charles. Jack Hinton, the guardsman, 1894, via HathiTrust, Aug. 17, 2015: title page (The novels of Charles Lever ... Jack Hinton, the guardsman)
                • found: Tales of the trains, 1845: t.p. (Tilbury Tramp)
                • found: Lever, Charles. Tom Burke of "Ours," 1844, via Google Books, Aug. 20, 2015 title page (Charles Lever) v. 1, page v (dedication signed: Charles J. Lever, Temple-Ogue, November 25, 1843)
                • found: Tilley, E.S. Article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004, accessed Aug. 17, 2015 (Lever, Charles James (1806-1872), novelist, born 31 August 1806, Dublin; father was English, mother was Anglo-Irish; studied medicine and obtained degree of bachelor of medicine from Trinity College in 1831, but turned to writing for financial reasons in the 1830s; published anonymously The confessions of Harry Lorrequer serially in the Dublin University magazine, 1837-1839; "the identity of the author was soon discovered"; moved to Brussels in 1837 to practice medicine among expatriates there; invited to become editor of the Dublin University magazine, 1841, and in 1842 "gave medicine up for ever and moved to ... a Jacobean mansion called Bridgehouse, at Templeogue, 4 miles south-west of Dublin"; resigned editorship in 1845 and moved back to Brussels; "Further wanderings in Germany and Italy led [Lever's] family to settle eventually in Florence in 1847"; in 1858 he was appointed vice-consul at La Spezia; in 1867, he "took up the consulship at Trieste," where he died on 1 June, 1872. Sources cited include: L. Stevenson, Dr Quicksilver: the life of Charles Lever (1939); E. Downey, Charles Lever: his life in his letters (1906); W.J. Fitzpatrick, The life of Charles Lever, new edition [1884]; T. Bareham, ed., Charles Lever: new evaluations, Ulster Editions and Monographs, 3 (1991); S. Haddelsey, Charles Lever: the lost Victorian (2000))
                • found: Allingham, Philip V. "Charles Lever (1806-1872): Anglo-Irish novelist, physician, and diplomat," article in The Victorian Web, accessed Aug. 17, 2015 ("the Anglo-Irish novelist Charles Lever") {}
                • found: Meredith, Robert L., and Philip B. Dematteis. "Charles (James) Lever." In Victorian novelists before 1885, 1983, viewed in Literature Resource Center, Aug. 17, 2015 (title: Charles (James) Lever; known as Lever, Charles; Lever, Charles James; Irish novelist (1806-1872); "Now little read or critically studied, Charles Lever was for thirty years one of the most popular novelists in England"; lists works)
                • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 17, 2015 (article title: "Charles Lever"; Charles James Lever (31 August 1806-1 June 1872), Irish novelist)
                • found: OCLC, Aug. 17, 2015 (usage predominantly: Charles Lever; works originally published under pseudonyms "Harry Lorrequer," "Cornelius O'Dowd," "Tilbury Tramp" were subsequently reissued with statement of responsibility "Charles Lever")
              • LC Classification

                • PR4884-PR4885
              • Change Notes

                • 1982-11-09: new
                • 2015-08-21: revised
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