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William Hurrell Mallock (1849–1923)

Mallock, William Hurrell. An English essayist, novelist, and poet; born in Devonshire, 1849; died in 1923. He is a nephew of Froude the historian. Among his best-known works are: ‘The New Republic’ (1877), and ‘Is Life Worth Living?’ (1879). His novels are: ‘A Romance of the Nineteenth Century’; ‘The Old Order Changeth’; ‘A Human Document’; and ‘The Heart of Life.’ He published two volumes of poems; and a great number of magazine articles, some of which have been collected under the titles ‘Social Equality’ (1882); ‘Property, Progress, and Poverty’ (1884) and ‘Classes and Masses; or Wealth and Wages in the United Kingdom’ (1896); ‘Religion as a Credible Doctrine’ (1902); ‘An Immortal Soul’ (1908); ‘The Nation as a Business Firm’ (1910). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).