Elwin, Malcolm, 1903-1973

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Malcolm Elwin was an English author, critic, and editor, probably best known as a biographer. After graduating from Oxford University, he co-founded and edited the periodical West Country, and also edited the series Macdonald Illustrated Classics. He was an expert in 19th-century literature, and wrote historical criticism of the Victorian era as well as biographies of Charles Reade, Thackeray, Thomas De Quincey, and others.

From the description of Malcolm Elwin letter to Robert Greacen, 1952 Jan. 21. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 123899169

Epithet: writer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00024f

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associatedWith Authors World Peace Appeal (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Greacen, Robert, person
associatedWith Jacobson, Dan person
associatedWith Jacobson, Dan. person
associatedWith Williamson, Henry, 1895-1977. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Male authors, English


Birth 1902-06-06

Death 1973-10-28




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