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Collins, John Churton

Born:
1848
Died:
1908
Forenames:
John Churton
Surname:
Collins

Professor of English literature, critic. Wrote reviews for the Saturday Review when FH was editor. One Mr Yeatman, whose book The Gentle Shakspeare, a Vindication was described by Collins as 'a ... nauseous and despicable compound of unctuous sectarian cant, bemuddlement, ignorance, dogmatism, and fatuity', sued the Saturday unsuccessfully for libel.

Sources:
LL, PP