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Benson, Arthur Christopher

Other Names: Christopher
Born: 1862
Died: 1925

Summary of Biography

Remarkable British novelist, poet and essayist. Benson was a distinguished academic and a most gifted author. His works are known for their profundity and intensity of thought. He is also known as the writer of patriotic songs for Britain.

Biography

British author, poet and essayist, Arthur Christopher Benson (1862 - 1925) was an important academician and a prolific writer. The eldest son of Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, he became schoolmaster at Eton college and later a master at Magdalene College, Cambridge. His writings included poetry, essays, novels and biographies, and he left one of the longest diaries ever written. He was the editor of Queen Victoria's letters and the most popular essayist of Edwardian era.

This section contains 4 books
The Altar Fire
The Altar Fire


US$ 36.99
From a College Window
From a College Window


US$ 24.99
Escape and Other Essays
Escape and Other Essays


US$ 19.99
At Large
At Large


US$ 24.99