Edward Carpenter

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Edward Carpenter

Country

Great Britain

Birth - Death

1844 - 1929

Occupation

Poet

Description

Social activist, philosopher, notably for 'Love's Coming of Age' (1896). Made no secret of his relationship with George Merrill but avoided the scandal that plagued Oscar Wilde at the time. His gay writings impacted future notable poets, including Countee Cullen.

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