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Edward Carpenter (1844 - 1929)

By Darren Barnett

Edward Carpenter (1844 - 1929)

Poet, author and philosopher, born in Hove.

English socialist poet, anthologist, early gay activist and philosopher. He wrote Civilisation, its Cause and Cure and apparently introduced sandals to Britain.

Wikipedia (fascinating biography)

This page was first added to The Deckchair website on 16/10/2008.

This page was amended on 09/03/2016
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