Allen, Grant, 1848-1899

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Birth 1848-02-24
Death 1899-10-25
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English

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Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (Grant Allen), novelist and essayist, was born near Kingston, Ontario, Canada and emigrated to England. Allen loved to travel and his series of guide books gave him monetary support and time to follow his intellectual bent as a freethinker/socialist. He was a highly respected figure in the group of late Victorian agnostics. Allen published more than thirty works of fiction, as well as poetry and short stories, under his own name and pseudonyms. Novels included The woman who did, The British barbarians, What's bred in the bone, Linnet, and The scallywag.

From the description of Grant Allen literary manuscripts and correspondence, 1872-1937. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49756803

From the description of Grant Allen letters and manuscript, 1892-1899. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49767446

From the description of Grant Allen letters, 1896-1899, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49767444

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (Grant Allen), novelist and essayist, was born near Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and emigrated to England. Allen loved to travel and his series of guide books gave him monetary support and time to follow his intellectual bent as a freethinker/socialist. He was a highly respected figure in the group of late Victorian agnostics. Allen published more than thirty works of fiction, as well as poetry and short stories, under his own name and pseudonyms. Novels included The woman who did, The British barbarians, What's bred in the bone, Linnet, and The scallywag.

From the description of The Churchwarden's brother, circa 1899. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 243692917

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  • Novelists, English
  • Poets, English
  • Authors, English--19th century--Manuscripts
  • Male authors, English--19th century--Manuscripts
  • English fiction 19th century

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