HORNE, Richard Henry


HORNE, Richard Henry
(1803-1884)
   UK writer credited by William WILSON as the author of what is, according to Wilson's DEFINITION OF SF, an exemplary work of "Science-Fiction": The Poor Artist, or Seven Eye-sights and One Object(1871), a didactic novella in which a struggling artist achieves success by reproducing seven different images of a coin as perceived by various woodland creatures. RHH signed some of his other work R. Hengist Horne.
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   See also: PERCEPTION.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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  • HORNE, Richard Henry, or Hengist (1803-1884) — poet was born at Edmonton, near London, on 1 January 1803. He was originally given the names of Richard Henry, but changed his second name to Hengist after meeting a Mr Hengist in Australia who was a good friend to him. His father, a man of means …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Horne, Richard Henry or Hengist — (1803 1884)    Eccentric poet, was b. in London, and ed. at Sandhurst for the East India Company Service, but failed to get a nomination. After a youth of adventure, partly in the Mexican Navy, he returned to England, and began in 1828 a highly… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Richard Henry Horne — Richard Hengist Horne (born Richard Henry Horne) (1 January 1803 – 13 March 1884), English poet and critic.Early lifeHorne was born at Edmonton, London. His father, a man of means, died early. Horne was sent to a school at Edmonton and then to… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Henry — is a name that may refer to several people:* Richard Henry (pseudonym), pseudonym credited on collaborative works of authors Richard Butler and Henry Chance Newton * Richard Treacy Henry (1845 1929), New Zealand naturalist and conservationist **… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Henry Horne — Richard Hengist Horne (* 1. Januar 1803 in Edmonton, heute London (London Borough of Enfield); † 13. März 1884 in Margate) war ein englischer Dichter und Essayist. Horne wurde auf der Kriegsschule in Sandhurst gebildet, trat in die mexikanische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horné — Horne ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Donald Horne, (1921–2005), australischer Schriftsteller und Sozialkritiker Kenneth Horne (1907–1969), britischer Comedian Lena Horne (* 1917), US amerikanische Sängerin Marilyn Horne (* 1934), Opern… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horne — steht für: Horne (Fluss), ein Nebenfluss der Lippe in Nordrhein Westfalen Horne (Surrey), ein Ort in England Horne (Dänemark), ein Ort in Dänemark auf der Halbinsel Horne Land Horne ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christian Horne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horne — (spr. horn), Richard Henry (welchen Namen er später durch Hengist ersetzt hat), engl. Dichter und Essayist, geb. 1803 in Edmonton (Middlesex), gest. 13. März 1884, wurde auf der Kriegsschule in Sandhurst gebildet, trat in die mexikanische Flotte… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Horne — The term Horne may refer to:Locations *County of Horne, historic county from the Roman Empire, located in what today is Netherlands and Belgium *Horne, Surrey *Horne, Vendsyssel, DenmarkPeople *Alistair Horne (b. 1925), British historian *Charles …   Wikipedia

  • Horne — /hɔn/ (say hawn) noun 1. Donald Richmond, 1921–2005, Australian writer, academic, editor and arts administrator; author of The Lucky Country (1964). 2. R(ichard) H(engist) /ˈhɛŋəst/ (say henguhst) (Richard Henry Horne, Orion ), 1802–84, English… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Richard Dawkins — Dawkins in 2010 at Cooper Union in New York City Born Clinton Richard Dawkins 26 March 1941 (1941 03 26) …   Wikipedia


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