": Charles Kingsley: 9781783945733: Books - Amazon.ca Charles Kingsley was an English priest of the Church of England, university professor, historian and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire. (* Interactions only in the last 7 days) New Poems . His parents, Charles Kingsley and Mary Lucas Kingsley had two sons, including the future poet, and one daughter. He wrote in multiple genres, including several books for children, and was especially interested in history and sociatal standards and conditions. The Lost Doll; The Sands Of Dee; Young And Old; The Three Fishers; The Tide River; Recent Interactions* This poem was read 442 times, This poem was added to the favorite list by 0 members, This poem was voted by 0 members. As a young man, Kingsley was influenced by The Kingdom of Christ (1838) by Frederick Denison Maurice. The Water-Babies may stand as a rough symbol of the bumpy passage from the moral tale to a lighter, airier world.… The Poetry Of Charles Kingsley: "Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us. Charles Kingsley (1819—1875) is an Anglican clergyman, poet, and novelist, who was a founding member of the Christian Socialist movement. Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875) was an English writer, minister, and university professor. Educated at King's College, London, and Magdalene College, Cambridge, he became curate of Eversley in Hampshire in 1842. His novels include Alton Locke (1850), Hypatia (1853), Hereward the Wake (1866) and his children’s fantasy The Water Babies (1863). In this fascinating, yet repulsive, “Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby,” an unctuous cleric and a fanciful poet, uneasily inhabiting one body, collaborated. View Charles Kingsley: Poems: Quotes: Biography: Books: Charles Kingsley, the son of a vicar of Holne in Devon, was born in 1819. Best Poems of Charles Kingsley . The son of a clergyman, he grew up in Devon, where he developed an interest in nature study and geology. Charles Kingsley, (born June 12, 1819, Holne Vicarage, Devon, England--died January 23, 1875, Eversley, Hampshire), Anglican clergyman and writer whose successful fiction ranged from social-problem novels to historical romances and children's literature.. Charles Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon, England in June of 1819. …there appeared The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley. Much of his creative output had social or ecclesiastical reform in mind, such as taking on issues of the urban poor, … Posted 05/05/2014 08:43 PM: Dorcas: A little sad. His early life was seen in Clovelly, Devon where his father was Curate and Rector. Post New Comment: poetronics: Thank you...yes, let us make it so. Both of Kingsley’s siblings would later become writers as well. Life and character Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon, the second son of the Reverend Charles Kingsley and his wife Mary. Thank you for your selections.