Knight, George Wilson, 1897-

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G. Wilson Knight (1897-1985) was born at Sutton, Surrey, and educated at Dulwich. He served as a Despatch Rider in Mesopotamia and, after the War, in Persia. Later he became Professor of English Literature at the University of Leeds.

From the guide to the Wilson Knight papers, 1916-1977, (Leeds University Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Hugo Manning Papers TXRC91-A13., 1942-1977 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Ley, Murray Hickey. Papers, 1930s-1977. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
creatorOf Harrison, G. B. (George Bagshawe), 1894-1991. Correspondence, with writers and scholars, 1913-1939. University of Michigan
referencedIn Bertram, Paul Benjamin,. Letters to Paul Benjamin Bertram from various correspondents [manuscript], 1965-1981. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files Gl-K). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Knight, George Wilson, 1897-. Letter, 1931 Dec. 29, Toronto, to [G.B.] Harrison [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974. Papers, 1922-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Derek Parker Collection TXRC96-A45., 1955-1970 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Knight, George Wilson, 1897-. Autograph letters and postcards signed or initialed : Leeds, to Major Trevor Moilliet, Sept. 11, 1954-May 17, 1957. Drew University Library, Rose Memorial Library
creatorOf Josephine Barrington Collection. Hamlet / by William Shakespeare ; directed by G. Wilson Knight, 1933 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Aldous Huxley letters, 1930-1941. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Powys, Littleton, 1874-1955. Powys Collection, 1914-1980. Colgate University, Everett Needham Case Library
referencedIn Francis Henry King Collection TXRC92-A51., 1939-1992 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Durham, W. H. (Willard Higley), b. 1883. W.H. Durham papers, 1918-1949. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Manning, Hugo. Papers, 1942-1977. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Wilson Knight papers, 1916-1977 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Josephine Barrington Collection. Henry VIII / by William Shakespeare ; directed by G. Wilson Knight, 1934 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Parker, Derek. Collection, 1955-1970. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism, 1927 to 2003 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf Knight, George Wilson, 1897-. Wilson Knight papers. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Sir, Michael Redgrave, Archive, 1890-1996 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
referencedIn Knight Family Papers, c1920-1975 University of Exeter
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens, by William Shakespeare : an acting version made for the Leeds University Union Theatre Group by G. Wilson Knight. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf King, Francis Henry. Collection, 1923-1992. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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correspondedWith Bertram, Paul Benjamin, person
associatedWith Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974. person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. person
associatedWith Byron Society of America, corporateBody
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836. person
associatedWith Durham, W. H. (Willard Higley), b. 1883. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Ranke, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Harrison, G. B. (George Bagshawe), 1894-1991. person
associatedWith Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. person
associatedWith J.M. Dent & Sons. corporateBody
associatedWith Josephine Barrington Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Josephine Barrington Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith King, Francis Henry. person
associatedWith King, Francis Henry, 1923- person
associatedWith Ley, Murray Hickey. person
associatedWith Liddle, Peter H., 1934- person
associatedWith Manning, Hugo, 1913-1977 person
associatedWith Moilliet, Trevor. person
associatedWith Parker, Derek, 1932- person
correspondedWith Redgrave, Michael person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith William Francis Jackson Knight, 1895-1964 person
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World War, 1914-1918 War work Iraq Sources
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, British
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Sources
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Birth 1897-09-19

Death 1985-03-20

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