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Brookfield, Jane Octavia 1821-1896

Overview
Works: 140 works in 200 publications in 1 language and 1,224 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Sermons  Manuscripts  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR5631.A3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jane Octavia Brookfield
 
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Most widely held works by Jane Octavia Brookfield
A collection of letters of Thackeray, 1847-1855 by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
19 editions published between 1887 and 1890 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sermons by William Henry Brookfield ( Book )
2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Thackeray to Mrs. Brookfield Miscellaneous essays, sketches and reviews by William Makepeace Thackeray ( )
2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of unpublished letters of Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Not a heroine : a novel by Jane Octavia Brookfield ( Book )
1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
place not specified, to Jane Brookfield by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
7 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerning an invitation he received from Mr. Benedict to meet Jenny Lind the following day and describing his response in which he contrived to invite his mother and Mrs. Brookfield as well. Suggesting that he meet her at nine o'clock to "accompany you to the Swedish Nightingale."
Letters of Thackeray to Mrs. Brookfield : drawings and caricatures ; A list of Thackeray's characters ; Alphabetical list of the contents of the Kensington edition by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
4 editions published between 1904 and 1908 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Thackeray to Mrs. Brookfield ; Miscellaneous sketches ; Sketches and reviews ; Drawings and caricatures by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Literary manuscripts by William Makepeace Thackeray ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, correspondence, financial documents, portraits, pictorial works, realia, and forged manuscripts and correspondence
Influence : a novel by Jane Octavia Brookfield ( Book )
2 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarking on his feelings for Mrs. C.W.H., mentioning that "Memory without Hope is but a negative idiosyncrasy and hope without memory a plant that has no root." Noting that Mrs. C.W.H. will not understand him but that [Brookfield] will
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarking that as he was waiting to see Mrs. Buller he found an old review containing a large part of an article he wrote on Fielding in 1840. Recalling that he wrote the article just as his wife was sickening and that she attempted suicide twelve days after publication. Remarking on the changes in his life since then, noting that he has had "no little" of grief, love and fame since then
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mentioning that he is not returning until Saturday, and writing her to let her know that this is not due to a sudden illness; describing his visit to [Sir John Cam Hobhouse]. Inviting her and Mr. Brookfield to dine on Saturday
Brighton, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
2 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporting that yesterday he had the "courage to fly to Brighton" and that he secured "a most byootiful lodging and had a delightful sleep."
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarking that he did not call the previous day because he did not return until late from visiting the Emigrant Ship (departing for Tasmania); describing the scene, noting it was "very solemn and affecting." Mentioning his final work on Pendennis, noting that the last paragraph ends with an allusion to her
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mentioning [in the literary style of "Barbazure"] that the previous evening he stopped by her house to inquire after her health; remarking that he is glad to hear that she is better and asking her to write that she is better still. Noting that he rode in the country yesterday and went to church that morning with the children and remarking on his plans to begin work. Mentioning mutual acquaintances
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mentioning that his "elders" believe in a madwoman who claims to see visions and work miracles. Noting that he visited Dorsay, who has made a bust of Lamartine and describing the "fatuous & crazy" verses that Lamartine composed for his own bust; mentioning his social engagements and wondering if she is still awake as he closes the letter at one o'clock. Continuing the letter on Wednesday, remarking that he did not write the previous day because he was "wickedly employed," noting that he was gambling until two in the morning; mentioning a visit by his family; noting he has been working on Bluebeard (an unfinished play); remarking that "a story is biling up in my interior" and wondering whether a story without a villain would be good. Continuing the letter on Thursday: thanking her for a letter and for listening to his idle gossip; remarking on his social engagements and mutual acquaintances
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerning a ticket offered to Thackeray by Mrs. Proctor, for a performance by Macready at Drury Lane Theatre the following night at which Her Majesty will be present. Mentioning that a "chosen few" will be permitted to join the actors in singing the national anthem to the queen, and offering his ticket to participate in this chorus to Mr. Brookfield
to Mrs. Brookfield by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Giving details of his daily life - personages he has met, the progress of his current book etc., - and often simply solicitous inquiries concerning Mrs. B.'s health
Paris, to Mrs. Brookfield by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters written during his stay in Paris, telling of his visits to relatives, meetings with Jules Janin (48, 50) and Alexandre Dumas (52), dinner with the President, and balls and teas of the English colony. Also discusses the progress and problems of 'Pendennis'
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Only George, 1821-1896
Brookfield, J. O. (Jane Octavia), 1821-1896
Brookfield, Mrs. (Jane Octavia), 1821-1896
Elton, Jane Octavia, 1821-1896
Only George, Author of, 1821-1896
Languages
English (97)