Charles Townsend Copeland (April 27, 1860 – July 24, 1952) was a professor, poet, and writer. He spent much of his time as a mentor in Boston, Massachusetts, specifically at Harvard University, and also worked as a part-time theater critic. Known as "Copey" by many of his peers and admirers, he became known for his Harvard poetry readings in the 1930s.
^"Birthday". Time. May 5, 1930. Charles Townsend Copeland, A.B. (his only earned degree), Harvard professor of English, bachelor, given to mustard suits, to scolding, to reading-aloud (Kipling, Dickens) to two generations of devoted undergraduates. He noted among his students John Reed, the famous journalist and author who dedicated his book "Insurgent Mexico" to Copey. Age: 70. Date: April 27. Said the New York Herald Tribune: "The men . . . knew that 'Copey' was one of the supreme teachers of their generation. ... How the man could teach!"|access-date= requires |url= (help)