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Allen, Grant, 1848-1899

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  • Fuller Name

    • Charles Grant Blairfindie
  • Variants

    • Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie, 1848-1899
    • עלען, גרענט, 1848־1899
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1848-02-24
    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1848-02-24
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1899-10-28
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1899-10-25
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kingston (Ont.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hindhead (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Jamaica
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        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Oxford (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Spanish Town (Jamaica)
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  • Sources

    • found: nuc90-47796: His Philistia [MI] c1884(hdg. on GmC rept.: Allen, Grant, 1848-1899; usage: Cecil Power)
    • found: nuc90-11302: His The type-writer girl [MI] 1897(hdg. on NN rept.: Allen, Grant, 1848-1899; usage: Olive Pratt Rayner)
    • found: LC data base, 09-06-90(hdg.: Allen, Grant, 1848-1899; usage: Grant Allen)
    • found: Website for Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, May 17, 2001 ( Grant Allen Annotated Bibliography by Peter Morton: Grant Allen used four different pseudonyms: J. Arbuthnot Wilson, Cecil Power, Olive Pratt Rayner, Martin Leach Warborough)
    • found: Literature Resource Center website, 21 Dec. 2015:source: British Fantasy and Science-Fiction Writers Before World War I. Ed. Darren Harris-Fain. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 178. Detroit: Gale, 1997 (Grant Allen; a.k.a. Cecil Power, Olive Pratt Rayner, Martin Leach Warborough; Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen was born on 24 February 1848 at Alwington, near Kingston, Ontario; graduated from Meron College, Oxford University in 1871; taught for three years at in Spanish Town, Jamaica; he returned to England and began to try to make a living from his writing, first as a popularizer of evolutionary science, later on a variety of other subjects; he died on 28 October 1899; though his professional writing career was not much more than twenty years long, Grant Allen was enormously productive; he published more than thirty novels, half a dozen volumes of short stories, a volume of poetry, and well over thirty non-fiction books on subjects as varied as Anglo-Saxon Britain, Charles Darwin and evolutionary theory, aesthetics, anthropology, botany, socialism, the Woman Question, and the British countryside, as well as a series of popular historical guidebooks to European cities; lists works)
    • found: The Literature Network website, 21 Dec. 2015(Grant Allen (1848-1899), Canadian anthropologist, scientific writer, novelist and poet; Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen was born on Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario, on 24 February, 1848; he died at his home in Hindhead, Haslemere, Surrey, England on October 25, 1899)
  • LC Classification

    • PR4004.A2
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
    • [Pseudonyms not found on published works: J. Arbuthnot Wilson]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-07-21: new
    • 2015-12-22: revised
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