Matthew Arnold Poet, Novelist, and Essayist Short Biography

Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold



Matthew Arnold


Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) was an English poet and culture critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the eminent headmaster of the rugby school, and the brother of Tom Arnold, the literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, the novelist and colonial administrator. Matthew Arnold was identified as an age-old writer, a type of writer who disciplines and directs the reader on contemporary social issues. He was also a school inspector for thirty-five years and supported the idea of ​​state-controlled secondary education.


Matthew Arnold – Short Biography


Matthew Arnold
                     Matthew Arnold
Birth Name Matthew Arnold
Born December 24, 1822
Birth Place  Laleham, Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Education Rugby School in 1828. Matthew entered Rugby (1837) and then attended Oxford as a scholar of Balliol College
Nationality  British
Occupation  poet, novelist, and essayist
Parents Thomas Arnold and  Mary Penrose
Known for Novel
Spouse Frances Lucy
TV shows Video Game High School
Notable Awards National Medal of Arts (2014)‎
Children  6
Notable works “Dover Beach”, “The Scholar-Gipsy”, “Thyrsis”, Culture and Anarchy, Literature and Dogma
Language English
Genre Poetry; literary, social, and religious criticism
Poems Dover Beach, The Scholar Gipsy, Thyrsis, MORE
Period  Victorian
Died April 15, 1888
Place of death Liverpool


Arnold died suddenly at the age of 18 when he ran to meet Hart Failu on a train to take him to the Liverpool landing stage to see his daughter, who had come from America where he had left after marrying an American. His wife died in June 1971.


Julia Alvarez