Douglas Sladen

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Douglas Sladen
Queer Things About Egypt (1911)

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (5 February 1856, London-12 February 1947, Hove) was an English author and academic.

Life[edit]

Educated at Temple Grove School, East Sheen,[1] Cheltenham College, and Trinity College, Oxford, in 1879 Sladen migrated to Australia, where he became the first professor of history in the new University of Sydney.[2] Subsequently he traveled much and settled in London as a writer. Poems by Margaret Thomas were included in a work in the 1880s.

Selected publications[edit]

His work includes:

  • Frithjof and Ingebjorg (1882)
  • Poetry of Exiles (1883)
  • In Cornwall and Across the Sea (1885)
  • Edward the Black Prince (1886), an epic drama
  • The Spanish Armada (1888)
  • The Japs at Home (1892)
  • A Japanese Marriage (1895)
  • A Sicilian Marriage (1905)
  • Egypt and the English (1908)
  • Queer Things About Egypt (1911)
  • The Unholy Estate (1912)
  • Twenty Years of my Life (1913)
  • Queer Things about Japan (1913)
  • The Real "Truth about Germany" (1914)
  • His German Wife (1915)
  • Fair Inez: A Romance of Australia (1918)
  • Paul's Wife: or "The Ostriches" (1919)
  • My Long Life (1939)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Current Opinion, vol. 6 (1891), p. 23
  2. ^ "Sladen, Douglas (Brooke Wheelton)". Who's Who. Vol. 57. 1905. p. 1483. 

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