- Flyleaf of The
Charles Palliser, Penguin, London,
PALLISER, CHARLES, Born near Boston, Massachusetts,
Charles Palliser was educated at eleven schools in Switzerland, New
England and the South West of England. He attended Exeter College,
he gained a First in English in 1970. After completing a B.Litt. at Wolfson College, he taught for a year at
Huddersfield Polytechnic. Since 1974 he has been teaching nineteenth-and twentieth-century
fiction at Strathclyde
University in Glasgow. He has also
taught creative writing at Rutgers
University, New Jersey.
He has published articles
on George Eliot, Henry James and William Faulkner in Modern Language
Quarterly, American Literature and elsewhere. His stage play, Week
Nothing, toured Scotland
in 1980 and a radio play, The Journal of Simon Owen, was
broadcast on Radio 4 in 1982.
Further information: Charles Palliser was the sole
subject of a BBC 2 TV programme on Thursday 7 May 1992, called "Obsessions,
Writing" wherein Charles Palliser, author of The Quincunx, pondered
Note by TJS: Charles
Palliser is descended from one of the brothers of Sir William Palliser.
his novel, The Unburied
Palliserís entry in Wikipedia
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