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(1916-1996) UK academic, Professor of English at Sussex University from 1964. His continuation of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726; rev 1735), A New Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms [for subtitle see Checklist] (1969 chap), is a Satire on the 1960s upheavals in higher education in the UK. [JC]
see also: Gulliver.
Matthew John Caldwell Hodgart
born Paisley, Scotland: 1 September 1916
died Brighton, Sussex: 3 April 1996
- A New Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms: Being the Fifth Part of the Travels into Several Remote Parts of the World by Lemuel Gulliver. First a Surgeon and Then a Captain of Several Ships. Wherein the Author Returns and Finds a New State of Liberal Horses and Revolting Yahoos. From an Unpublished Manuscript (London: Gerald Duckworth and Co, 1969) [chap: hb/]
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