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us: Low, D. M. (David Morrice), 1890-1972

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  • Fuller Name

    • David Morrice
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1890
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1972
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Classical literature
          (lcsh) English literature
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Teachers
              (lcsh) Classicists
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Low, David Morrice, 1890-
          • Sources

            • found: Gibbon, E. The decline and fall of the Roman Empire, 1985, c1960: CIP t.p. (D. M. Low)
            • found: LC data base 6-19-85 (hdg.: Low, David Morrice, 1890- ; usage: D. M. Low)
            • found: King's College London, WWW site, August 11, 2015 college archives page (Low, David Morrice, 1890-1972, writer. Born, 1890; educated at Westminster School (scholar); Oriel College Oxford (scholar); 1st Class Moderations, 1911; 2nd Class Literae Humaniores, 1914; BA, 1914; MA, 1915; Assistant Master, Marlborough College, 1914-1918; Westminster School, 1919-1921; Rector of Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow, 1921-1929; temporary Junior Assistant, Air Ministry, 1941-1943; temporary Senior Assistant, Foreign Office, 1943-1945; Lecturer in Department of Classics and Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Arts, King's College London, 1945-1957; Chairman, English Association, 1959-1964; Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; died, 1972. Publications: Elementary French Exercises (1917); Kelvinside Academy, 1878-1928; Gibbon's Journal (1929); Edward Gibbon (1937); London is London (1949); Virgil and the English Augustans (a paper read to the Virgil Society, 1952); Norman Douglas, A Selection from his Works (1955); A Century of Writers, 1855-1955 (1955); Essays and Studies Collected for the English Association (1955); abridged Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1960); Trends in English Pronunciation (1960). Contributor to: Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature ; Encyclopaedia Britannica . Novels: Twice Shy (1933); This Sweet Work (1935). Translations: Natalia Ginzburg, Voices in the Evening (1963) and Family Sayings (1967); Ercole Patti, Roman Chronicle (1965))
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