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From to he taught at Eton, returning to Cambridge to lecture in English literature for Magdalene College. From to , he was Master of Magdalene. From , he was a governor of Gresham's School. Benson caricatured in Vanity Fair , June Courtesy Wikimedia Commons. His poems and volumes of essays, such as From a College Window, were famous in his day; and he left one of the longest diaries ever written, some 4 million words.
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Today, he is best remembered as the author of the words to one of Britain's best-loved patriotic songs, Land of Hope and Glory, and as a brother to novelists E. Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat. Sign In Don't have an account? Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
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Lists with This Book. Benson Wordsworth, , together with seven by his brother R. Benson, while nine of Arthur's and ten of Robert's are included in Ghosts in the House Ash-Tree, ; the contents of the joint collections are similar but not identical. In The Schoolmaster , Benson summarised his views on education based on his year experience at Eton. He criticised the tendency, which he wrote was prevalent in English public schools at the time, to "make the boys good and to make them healthy" to the detriment of their intellectual development.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature , he founded the Benson Medal in , to be awarded "in respect of meritorious works in poetry, fiction, history and belles lettres". A cousin, James Bethune-Baker , is also buried in the cemetery. Horror critic R. Hadji included Benson's Basil Netherby on his list of "unjustly neglected" horror books. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Who's Who.
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