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Brookfield, Jane Octavia 1821-1896

Overview
Works: 148 works in 259 publications in 2 languages and 1,719 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  Sermons  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Recipient
Classifications: PR5631.A3, B
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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 )

20 editions published between 1887 and 1890 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1887 volume offers a collection of letters by the Victorian novelist spanning 1847 to 1855
A collection of letters of W.M. Thackeray, 1847-1855 by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

8 editions published between 1887 and 1970 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to W.H. Brookfield
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

23 editions published between 1848 and 1851 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing to say good bye and outlining his upcoming travel plans to the continent; asking her to see to some charitable donations; remarking on the dreariness of the city and mentioning an invitation from the Duchess of Sutherland to visit Scotland, but noting that he would rather be with Brookfield at Brighton; possibly referencing an illness (of hers?) and discussing God and love. Assuring her that "though my nose is a broken pitcher yet lowandbyold there's a well gushing over with kindness in my [drawing of heart] where my dear lady may come and drink."
Sermons by William Henry Brookfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Thackeray to Mrs. Brookfield; Miscellaneous essays sketches and reviews; Drawings and caricatures by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

6 editions published between 1904 and 1923 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not a heroine : a novel by Jane Octavia Brookfield( Book )

4 editions published between 1873 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unpublished letters of Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influence : a novel by Jane Octavia Brookfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1871 in Undetermined and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not too late( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Brookfield and her circle by Charles H. E Brookfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 1906 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly letters to, from and among Mr and Mrs William H. Brookfield and their friends
place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

5 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarking that he had 100 subscribers and 200 other people for his first lecture, and wondering about the necessity of traveling to America when there is "so much money ... to be made in this empire."
Only George; a story by Jane Octavia Brookfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[n.p.], to [Mrs. T. F. Elliot and Kate Perry by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

3 editions published between 1848 and 1849 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing his meeting with Jules Janin that day, noting he has "a magnificent jolly intelligent face such as would suit Pan." Remarking that he had a long talk with a young woman the previous day and relaying some gossip; noting that he did not fall in love with her because they were brought up together. Continuing the letter on Tuesday: noting that his letter was interrupted the previous evening as friends came to visit him and remarking on the coquetry of his cousin. Reporting that he dined again on mock-turtle soup and attended a ball; describing other attendants there. Noting that he also visited his and William's old friend Bowes; intending to attend a lecture on Burns. Recalling his time in Paris thirteen years before "just after I was ruined and before I fell in love and took to marriage and writing." Mentioning that he couldn't find the lecture and so visited the Louvre instead; remarking on the grandeur of the Venus of Milo and mentioning the colors of the Titian pictures and some other paintings. Describing a drive with his cousin, noting she was worth coming to Paris for
A collection of letters, 1847-1855 by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

place not specified, to [Jane Brookfield] by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

2 editions published between 1848 and 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written over four days. Tuesday: mentioning that he dined with Mr. Morier and has been writing a letter to Carlyle. Wednesday: describing his dining engagement with Dr. Hall and attending Mr. Sortain's lecture; mentioning that he returned from the evening and has been since wondering what she is doing; musing on the future and on fate. Thursday: remarking that he read about Longueville Jones in the paper and noting that he has sent a letter to Lady Ashburton that morning, hoping that he has not said too much about Jane in it. With a postscript discussing William Brookfield's dislike of Thackeray's extensive correspondence with his wife and remarking "I am only to write occasionally to you ... dignified and quite proper." The postscript is continued on Friday: thanking her for her letter and remarking on the "grand frosty sunshine;" noting that he returns to London the following day and hoping to see her soon
Letters of Thackeray to Mrs. Brookfield : Miscellaneous essays, sketches and reviews by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not too late. : By the author of "Only George." In two volumes by Jane Octavia Brookfield( Book )

2 editions published between 1868 and 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Collection of Letters of William Makepeace Thackeray, 1847-1855. With portraits and reproductions of letters and drawings. [With an introduction by Mrs J.O. Brookfield.] by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

place not specified, to Jane Brookfield by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

2 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentioning that he is going out of town to dine with old Miss Berry and will be hard at work until then; asking after her health; remarking on how surprised the printers will be with his early submission of Pendennis
Literary manuscripts by Charles Dickens( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, correspondence, financial documents, portraits, pictorial works, realia, and forged manuscripts and correspondence
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Only George 1821-1896

Brookfield 1821-1896 Mrs

Brookfield, J.O. 1821-1896

Brookfield, J. O. (Jane Octavia), 1821-1896

Brookfield, Jane 1821-1896

Brookfield, Jane Octavia Elton 1821-1896

Brookfield, Mrs. (Jane Octavia), 1821-1896

Elton, Jane Octavia 1821-1896

Jane Octavia Brookfield British writer

Only George, Author of 1821-1896

Languages
English (141)

French (1)