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 Towcester, 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 Church of To-morrow: A Series of Addresses Delivered in America, Canada, and Great Britain[1] (1892)
  • The Making of Manhood (1894)
  • London Idyls (1895)
  • The Story of Hannah (1896)
  • Thro' Lattice-Windows (1897)
  • Judith Boldero: A Tragic Romance (1898)
  • Makers of Modern Prose A Popular Handbook to the Greater Prose Writers of the Century (1899)
  • Savonarola: A Drama (1900)
  • The Man Christ Jesus (1901)
  • The House of Dreams (1901)
  • Makers of English Fiction (1905)
  • The Evangelistic Note (1905)
  • The Forgotten Secret (1906)
  • The Makers of English Poetry[2] (1906)
  • The Empire of Love (1906)
  • A Soldier of the Future[3] (1908)
  • The Divine Challenge[4] (1910)
  • The Book of Courage (1911)
  • A Child's Memorial by Her Father and Brother (1911)
  • The American Hymnal[5] (1913)
  • America, and Other Poems (1914)
  • Robert Shenstone (1917), novel
  • The Father of a Soldier (1917)
  • The War Eagle (1918)
  • Chalmers Comes Back (1919)
  • The Borrowing Tragedy (1920)
  • The Autobiography of the Mind (1925)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dawson, W. J. (William James) (August 7, 1892). "The church of to-morrow [microform] : a series of addresses delivered in America, Canada, and Great Britain". London : J. Clarke. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  2. ^ Dawson, W. J. (William James) (August 7, 1906). "The makers of English poetry [microform]". New York ; Toronto : F.H. Revell. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  3. ^ "A soldier of the future". New York ; Chicago ; Toronto ; London ; Edinburgh : Fleming H. Revell Company. August 7, 1908. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  4. ^ Dawson, W. J. (William James) (August 7, 1910). "The divine challenge". New York : Hodder & Stoughton : George H. Doran. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  5. ^ Dawson, W. J. (William James); Fosdick, Harry Emerson (August 7, 1913). "The American hymnal". New York : Century Co. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via Internet Archive.

External links[edit]

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