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Harrison, G B

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1894-1991) UK scholar, editor of three editions of the works of William Shakespeare, perhaps now best known for his five-volume compilation/recreation of Elizabethan and Jacobean journals beginning with An Elizabethan Journal: Being a Record of Those Things Most Talked About During the Years 1591-1594 (1928); mostly in the USA or elsewhere abroad after 1943. Of sf interest is The Fires of Arcadia (1965), in which a scientist at Arcadia College in New England creates satyrs (see Biology; Mythology) by cross-breeding animals with human beings; retribution soon follows. [JC]

George Bagshawe Harrison

born Hove, Sussex: 14 July 1894

died Palmerston North, New Zealand: 1 November 1991

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