Letters from Selincourt to Keats Memorial Trust, Sidney Colwin and Samual Loveman, March 1915-March 1921, concerning Keats' writings. Also includes a letter addressed to 'The Bard', Hayley (William Hayley 1745-1820) Esq, July 3rd 1805, from unknown.
SELINCOURT, Ernest De (1870-1943)
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- Dates of Creation1805-1921
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Selincourt, Ernest De (1870-1943), literary scholar and university teacher. Educated at Huddersfield College and then in 1885 at Dulwich College, matriculated at University College, Oxford in 1890. 1893 to 1895 lectured at Bedford College, and gave tutorials at Oxford; Lecturer in English Literature at University College, 1896, and in 1899, University Lecturer in Modern English Literature; elected to the chair of English literature at Birmingham University, December 1908; 1919 became dean of the Faculty of Arts, and in 1931 Vice-Principal, retired from Birmingham University in 1935. Selincourt was also the brother of Agnes De Selincourt (1872-1917), Principal of Westfield College 1913-1917.
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