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Arthur Quiller-Couch
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Born in Bodmin, Cornwall
Born on 21st of November 1863
Died on 12th of May 1944

Quiller-Couch read classics at Trinity College Oxford before embarking on a varied career, though with literature always at its heart. In 1912 he was appointed Professor of English Literature at Cambridge, his work there making him a leading critic. He also published poetry and essays, and under the pseudonym Q wrote several novels set in his native Cornwall.

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