George du Maurier

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English writer and illustrator

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27/) Letter to George Du Maurier of 27 July 1895, formerly in the collection of Daphne Du Maurier.
George Du Maurier (1834-96) and George Moore (1852-1933) wrote under their own names and are best known for Triby (1894) and Esther Waters (1894) respectively.
The name of what type of hat takes its name from a play based on a George du Maurier novel of the same name?
George Du Maurier (1834-1896) was born in Paris to a French father and an English mother.
Lodge's Henry James aspires "to be the Anglo-American Balzac," as he tells his good friend George Du Maurier, the half-blind Punch illustrator who eventually writes an enormously popular (and now forgotten) novel, Trilby.
Her grandfather was the artist and writer George du Maurier, and her father, the famous actor/manager Gerald du Maurier.
The English mania for blue and white china, commented on by George du Maurier in Punch, and traded in by Whistler, Rossetti, and other associates, formed a basis for the appreciation of pattern and surface which is embodied in the room.
Her grandfather, the Victorian novelist George du Maurier, claimed descent from a gentleman glass-blower defrauded of his estates and chateau by the French Revolution.
English novelist and playwright, daughter of actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier and granddaughter of caricaturist George du Maurier, best known for her novel Rebecca (1938; film, 1940).
In the same year George Du Maurier revived the song "Ben Bolt" by having Trilby sing it in his novel Trilby; and again it swept America and England.
She has also published three books about her family: Gerald: A Portrait (1934), about her actor father; The du Mauriers (1937); and The Young George du Maurier (1951), a collection of her famous grandfather ' s letters.
Trilby is a Gothic horror or "sensationalist" novel by George Du Maurier, first published in 1894, and set in 1850s Paris.