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Christopher North and the Noctes Ambrosianae

Wilson, John

Christopher North and the Noctes Ambrosianae

by Wilson, John

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Published by J. W. Luce in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Carrie Thompson Lowell.
ContributionsLowell, Carrie (Thompson).
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5837 .N6 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6716402M
LC Control Number28015893
OCLC/WorldCa5948238

' Christopher North ' Moses Tyson 1 Christopher North ' was the pen-name under which John Wilson () wrote his famous 'Noctes Ambrosianae' for Blackwood's Magazine. Although a Scotsman by birth, Wilson was associated for some years with the English Lake District. as " Christopher North " gradually grew from " the veiled editor," so the Noctes Ambrosianae gradually grew from these beginnings, and especially from "The Twelfth of August," and "The Tent "of September, ,-the mythical characters thus built up appar-ently surprising and delighting their creators as much as they did the reading public in.

To express Christopher North in metaphor, one would call him a literary “Jupiter tonans.” He possessed a sort of dynamic energy, and breathed out a wholesome atmosphere, as of the sea or hills. This influence was noticeable whether in the intercourse of society, the classroom lecture, or the breezy deliverances of the ‘Noctes Ambrosianæ. The recreations of Christopher North. 3 vols, The Noctes ambrosianae of Blackwood. 4 vols, Specimens of the British critics by Christopher North. Works, ed. James F. Ferrier. 12 vols, Tales by Professor Wilson. Essays critical and imaginative. 4 vols, Letters from the Lakes by Professor Wilson.

He contributed to Blackwood's Magazine under the name of Christopher North, most memorably in the conversation-pieces known as Noctes Ambrosianae. Readers: Peter Claughton and Ian Sadler (The recorded broadcast of Aug. 8) Contributors. Talk By: David Daiches Unknown: Christopher North. NAME AUTHORITIES: LOC: Wilson, John, NRA: Wilson John () Author 'Christopher North' DNB: Wilson, John [pseud. Christopher North] ( the chief writer for the “Noctes Ambrosianae” in Blackwood's Magazine and professor of moral philosophy at Edinburgh University (). WRITINGS IN THE ARCHIVE.


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Christopher North and the Noctes Ambrosianae, Unknown Binding – January 1, by John Wilson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: John Wilson. The Noctes Ambrosianae, a series of 71 imaginary colloquies, appeared in Blackwood's Magazine from to The earlier ones had several different authors, including John Gibson Lockhart, William Maginn, James Hogg and Professor John Wilson, but fromwith the 19th in the series, the contributions by Wilson predominate, and he eventually wrote all or most of 39 of the dialogues, as.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John, Christopher North and the Noctes Ambrosianae. Boston, J.W. Luce, © (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wilson, John, Christopher North and the Noctes Ambrosianae.

Boston, J.W. Luce, © (DLC) A series of dialogues, which appeared in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine – The series was devised by J. Lockhart. The conversations take place at Ambrose's Tavern between various friends, largely based on real people, such as the ‘Shepherd’ (J. Hogg) and ‘Christopher North’ (John Wilson).

Wilson wrote more than half the 71 dialogues, but Lockhart, Hogg, and Maginn also. Presentation copy of Noctes Ambrosianae from Professor Woodrow Wilson to his brother-in-law, Professor Stockton Axson. Octavo, xix, pp. Brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, some loss of cloth along top edge, shelf wear along bottom panel.

Signed by Woodrow Wilson in three places. First signature on front endpaper, dated Second inscription on front [ ]. He became the principal writer for Blackwood's, though never its nominal editor, the publisher retaining supervision even over Lockhart's and "Christopher North's" contributions, which were the making of the magazine.

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