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Dalton, Henry Robert Samuel

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1834-1903) UK poet and author, active from 1857 to about 1890, much of whose work treated of the emancipation of women (see Feminism), and whose sf novel Lesbia Newman: A Novel (1889) depicts a profound change in UK social attitudes after the disastrous loss of Ireland and the USA in 1890, as a consequence of which the eponymous female manages to seduce the Ecumenical Council of 1900 into proclaiming the worship of women (see Women in SF). [JC]

Henry Robert Samuel Dalton

born Bridgnorth, Shropshire: 2 October 1834

died Boulogne, France: 20 December 1903

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