Charles Kegan Paul
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Charles Kegan Paul (1828-1902) was an English publisher and author.
He was born at White Lackington, Somerset. He was educated at Eton and at Exeter College, Oxford; from 1853 to 1862 was a master at Eton, and, after twelve years as vicar of Sturminster Newton, entered the publishing business, from which he retired in 1899. Kegan Paul's business was continued by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. which merged with George Routledge in 1912. He left the Church of England for Positivism, and in his last years entered the Roman Catholic Church.
As an author he is best known for his biographies and translations.
- A Translation of Faust (1873)
- Life of William Godwin (1876)
- Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft (1879)
- Biographical Sketches (1883)
- Maria Drummond (1891)
- Faith and Unfaith, hints at Paul's own religious beliefs (1891)
- Joris-Karl Huysmans, En Route, translation (1896)
- Memories (1899)
His son Eden Paul was a socialist physician, writer and translator.