Bennet, C.L.

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Bennet, C.L.

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  • Bennet, Charles Lindsay

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Born in New Zealand in 1895, Charles Lindsay Bennet was a First World War veteran who came to Halifax from Jesus College, Cambridge, to teach English in 1922. He was actively associated with Dalhousie University and the University of King's College from 1923–1963, when he retired. He served as lecturer, George Munro Professor of English, chair of the English department, Dean of Graduate Studies, Dean of Arts and Science, University Registrar, and Vice President of the University. He was Counsellor of the Department of Veterans' Affairs and supervised Dalhousie's veterans programs. Bennet also founded and managed the Down Under Club (1941-1942) and the Anzac (Australia and New Zealand Army Corps) Club (1941-1944). He was a longtime series editor of Canada Book of Prose and Verse (1933-1951) and editor of The Dalhousie Review (1957-). Bennet died in 1971.


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The Dalhousie Review (1921-)

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The Dalhousie Review is the associate of Bennet, C.L.

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C.L. Bennet was Editor of The Dalhousie Review from 1957-

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