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Hodgart, Matthew

(1916-1996) UK academic, Professor of English at Sussex University from 1964. His continuation of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726; rev 1735), A New Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms [for subtitle see Checklist] (1969 chap), is a Satire on the 1960s upheavals in higher education in the UK. [JC]

see also: Gulliver.

Matthew John Caldwell Hodgart

born Paisley, Scotland: 1 September 1916

died Brighton, Sussex: 3 April 1996



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
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