Matthew Arnold

15 Feb
  • 1822 – 1888 heart failure
  • Dover Beach – 1867
  • Sage writer meaning he instructed social issues
  • Discusses social issues through economics, politics, philosophy and history non technically
  • Involved in government – served as a private secretary for Lord Lansdowne
  • Appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Schools 1851
  • Married Frances Lucy and had six children
  • Criticized religion – Literature and Dogma He was known for his ‘self-censorship’ Was a literary critic as well as a poet
  • He was known for his ‘self-censorship’
  • Was a literary critic as well as a poet
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