WorldCat Identities

De Vore, Weber

Overview
Works: 99 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 179 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence 
Classifications: Z1024, 098.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Weber De Vore
The Fortsas bibliohoax by Walter Klinefelter( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1986 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[London], to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

10 editions published between 1838 and 1841 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing the attractiveness of Richelieu as a character for a play. Asking him to send some books to Rochford
place not specified, to [William Macready] by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

3 editions published between 1836 and 1838 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing plays at Covent Garden
place not specified, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking him to instruct the actors to make a particular line in his play Richelieu "as distinct & emphatic as possible."
place not specified, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking Macready to guard him from the patrons who previously declared themselves Lytton's "most bitter persecutors," noting that they are "always found in the shilling gallery the first night of my plays & carry on their malignant discords under the innocent but delusive appellation of "BABIES"!"
Knebworth, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

2 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking for Macready's suggestions regarding a scene (from The Duchess de la Vallière)
place not specified, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing £5 for Haynes Bayly, "of whose distress and illness I am truly sorry to learn."
place not specified, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reluctantly agreeing to consider writing a prologue to Money and discussing the play at length
Robert Graves correspondence by Robert Graves( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of ten letters, including: a series of six letters, including originals and carbons, between Graves and Weber de Vore, and between de Vore and William Rose Benet, 1933-1934, concerning the false attribution of the novel The Gold Falcon to Graves in a review, with mention of his forthcoming novel I, Claudius; two letters to his publisher, Raymond Anderson, 26 Sept. and 18 Oct., no year, about reviewing proofs and the impending publication of his Collected poems; to George Reavy, 8 June 1965, commenting on Yevtushenko's poems; to Gordon Dyson, 15 Nov. 1969, with candid remarks about Dyson's songs and Graves's observations on verse
London, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning that he has "thought of a new comedy" (his play Money) and discussing potential actors. Noting that the new play "may not do at all," but that he intending to show him the first two acts soon
Knebworth, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting that he has completed a rough sketch of a play (which developed into Richelieu) and discussing it, noting that he has created the character of Richelieu specifically for Macready
London, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Regretting that he was unable to come [to the theater] the previous evening, but intending to come the following day. Hoping that "some happy event may consistently with prudence & profit, retain [Macready] at the head of our suffering Drama."
Fulham, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intending to write a play, asking Macready for ideas and the "sort of Comic Character" would suit him. Discussing his difficulty writing, noting "I cannot raise myself up to that grave high Humour which would alone suit your dignity." Mentioning Athenian comedies and nothing that he soon "shall have one Month of Leisure."
Margate, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1841 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying he is delighted that Macready has "some notions" about a play concerning Walpole
London, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Congratulating him on a successful production of The King of the Commons, and asking for Macready's opinion on his Oedipus play
place not specified, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to return the manuscript of his play Richelieu as soon as it has been copied and discussing some of the characters
Leominster, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Regarding Macready's disastrous farewell tour of America, refuting some of the claims made against Macready. Assuring him that "I have that confidence in the American Public, that I feel perfectly persuaded it will rally round you, with regret & even shame at so unworthy a calumny from a part of its population."
London, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning two plays by a Miss Talent and discussing an alteration to act five of his play Richelieu
London, to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Refusing payment, noting "our compact was not of an ordinary nature, and on consideration, you will see that it is impossible to lower it into a pecuniary arrangement," and recalling that "it was a compact based upon feelings worthy of the Art."
[Aachen], to William Macready by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending two more acts of Money. Discussing the play and asking for suggestions, and with a postscript suggesting the title "Money."
 
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Alternative Names
DeVore, Weber

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Languages
English (41)