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intimates Godfrey’s probable future. B  48 221–5). Godfrey Malvern, or the Life of an Author (1843), by Thomas Miller, follows the author’s career from writing verse as a Lincolnshire basketmaker in the 1830s to the search for fame and fortune as a London writer, where his divided cultural identity is embodied in loyalties to his country wife Emma, and love for the passionate, cosmopolitan Maria. He scrapes a pittance doing hackwork for periodicals, until a published volume of verse gains him access to the pretentious literary circle of ‘Lady Smileall’ (Miller himself had been patronized by Lady Blessington). But

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