Mark Boxer

Mark Boxer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Mark Edward Boxer was a British magazine editor and social observer, and a political cartoonist and graphic portrait artist working under the pen-name 'Marc'. Boxer was educated at Berkhamsted school and King's College, Cambridge, where he was editor of the student magazine Granta. During this period, the magazine published a poem deemed by the University authorities to be blasphemous. The Vice-Chancellor demanded he be sent down, the first student since Percy Bysshe Shelley to receive such a sentence for this offence. E. M. Forster spoke in his defence. His College succeeded in reducing the sentence to a week's rustication during May Week, which would mean that he missed the May Ball. The authorities forgot, however, that May Balls go on into the early hours and, on the stroke of midnight during the Ball, Boxer made a triumphant returnshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135727427
  • 9786135727425