1st Edition

Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)
In Appreciation





ISBN 9781138017320
Published July 6, 2015 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Carpenter’s vision of sexual freedom, democracy and an end to commercialism was maintained with integrity over the course of his whole life. These portraits and anecdotes testify to a man of both determination and warmth, whose writings, though inspirational for many up to the 1960s, are seldom read today.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Preface  1. Edward Carpenter as I knew him Henry Bishop  2. My Earliest Teacher C.T. Cramp  3. Angels’ Wings Edward J. Dent  4. Edward Carpenter as a Friend G. Lowes Dickinson  5. Havelock Ellis  6. Personal Impressions of Edward Carpenter Mrs. Havelock Ellis  7. Edward Carpenter as I knew him Guido Ferrando  8. Some Memories E.M. Forster  9. Edward Carpenter’s Influence Katharine Bruce Glasier  10. A Worker’s Friendship in the Last Yeas W.J. Godfrey  11. A Norwegian Appreciation Illit Gröndahl  12. A Peaceful Penetrator Laurence Housman  13. From the Family Point of View Ida G. Hyett  14. The Last Years Edward Inigan  15. A Pilgrimage to Derbyshire George Ives  16. The Living Man J. Ramsay MacDonald  17. Edward Carpenter’s Work and Life Clara Mayers  18. Edward Carpenter at Home R.H. Minshall  19. Walt Whitman and other American Friends of Edward Carpenter Will S. Monroe  20. Memories of Edward Carpenter R.F. Muirhead  21. Work and Freedom Henry W. Nevinson  22. Edward Carpenter as Man and Scientific Thinker Harold Picton  23. A Sage at Close Quarters Henry S. Salt  24. A Frenchwoman’s Tribute Marcelle Senard  25. A very small Tribute to a very great Friend Walter Seward  26. Towards the End of Life Evelyn Sharp  27. Edward as I knew him Charles F. Sixsmith  28. Edward Carpenter and Towards Democracy Raymond Unwin  29. Farewell Message Left by Edward Carpenter to be Read over his Grave

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