William James Dawson

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William James Dawson (1854–1928) was an English clergyman, author, and the father of Coningsby Dawson. He was born at Towchester, Northamptonshire, was educated at Didsbury College, Manchester, and entered the Wesleyan ministry in 1875. He resigned from the Wesleyan ministry and entered the Congregational in 1892. in 1904 he resigned his charge in London to devote himself to evangelistic work.

Works[edit]

  • A Vision of Souls (1884), poems
  • Quest and Vision, Essays on Life and Literature (1886; enlarged, 1892)
  • The Makers of Modern Poetry (1890)
  • The Redemption of Edward Strahan: A Social Story (1891)
  • The Making of Manhood (1894)
  • London Idyls (1895)
  • The Story of Hannah (1896)
  • The House of Dreams (1897)
  • Judith Boldero: A Tragic Romance (1898)
  • Makers of Modern Prose (1899)
  • Savonarola: A Drama (1900)
  • The Man Christ Jesus (1901)
  • Makers of English Fiction (1905)
  • The Forgotten Secret (1906)
  • A Soldier of the Future (1908)
  • The Book of Courage (1911)
  • The American Hymnal (1913)
  • Robert Shenstone (1917), novel
  • The Father of a Soldier (1917)
  • The War Eagle (1918)
  • Chalmers Comes Back (1919)
  • The Borrowing Tragedy (1920)

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