Gilbert Phelps


Born
in Gloucester, The United Kingdom
January 03, 1915

Died
June 15, 1993


Gilbert Henry Phelps was born in Gloucester, won a scholarship to a grammar school and another to Cambridge where he graduated with a double First in English. He was associated with the university as research student, lecturer and tutor from 1937 to 1939. From 1940 to 1942 he lectured for the British Council in Lisbon. On returning to England he became Senior English Master at Blundell's School.

Gilbert Phelps began writing when he was still at school. His collections of poems and short stories appeared in many periodicals and collections both in America and England. His first novel the Dry Stone was published both in England and America in 1953, as was his second novel A Man in His Prime. He has written articles on literary and educational
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An Introduction to Fifty Br...

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A Survey of English Literature

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A Short History of English ...

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The Old Believer

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A Man in His Prime: A Novel

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Story Of The British Monarchy

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Talvikansa

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Tragedy Of Paraguay

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Between Man and Beast: True...

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The Winter people

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