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Dowden, Edward

Born:
1843
Died:
1913
Forenames:
Edward
Surname:
Dowden

Professor of Literature and Shakespeare scholar. FH did not rate Dowden's work highly, describing it as 'piffle'. FH recounts a dinner at which Edmund Becket, Dowden and William Mallock tested FH's knowledge of Shakespeare. Needless to say by FH's account he triumphed over the dryasdusts.

Sources:
LL