Arthur Patchett Martin

Arthur Patchett Martin

Arthur Patchett Martin (18 February 1851 – 15 February 1902), was an Australian writer.

Martin was born in Kent, England, and moved with his family to Australia in December 1852. He matriculated at the University of Melbourne in 1868. Having established the "Melbourne Review" with Henry Gyles Turner in 1876, Martin edited the publication for six years.

In 1883 Martin moved to London, as a journalist he wrote regularly for the Pall Mall Gazette. He died in the Canary Islands on 15 February 1902.

Bibliography

* "Sweet Girl Graduate" (1876)
* "Lays of To-day: Verses in Jest and Earnest" (1878)
* "Fernshawe: Sketches in Prose and Verse" (1882)
* "Australia and the Empire" (1889)
* "True Stories from Australasian History" (1893)
* "Life and Letters of the Right Honourable Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke" (1893)
* "The Withered Jester and Other Verses" (1895)

External links

* [http://www.poemhunter.com/arthur-patchett-martin/ Poems of Arthur Patchett Martin] at PoemHunter

References

*Suzanne G. Mellor, ' [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A050247b.htm Martin, Arthur Patchett (1851 - 1902)] ', "Australian Dictionary of Biography", Volume 5, MUP, 1974, pp 215-216.

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NAME=Martin, Arthur Patchett
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Australian writer
DATE OF BIRTH=18 February 1851
PLACE OF BIRTH=Kent, England
DATE OF DEATH=15 February 1902
PLACE OF DEATH=Canary Islands


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