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Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

The iconoclastic English author of the Utopian satirical novel Erewhon (1872) and the semi-autobiographical Bildungsroman The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously in 1903. Both have remained in print ever since. He was also an artist.


Born: 4 December 1835 in Nottinghamshire

Died: 18 June 1902

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