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J. A. W. Bennett

Jack Arthur Walter Bennett (28 February 1911 – 29 January 1981) a New Zealand-born literary scholar, studied first at Auckland University, where he is described by biographer James McNeish as 'poor and deserving' before going on to Merton College, Oxford, where, still indigent, he survived on a diet of Cornish pasties. [1]

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, frequently known as the American Academy, is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States.

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Ascension Parish Burial Ground

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground, formerly St Giles and St Peter's Parish, is a cemetery in Cambridge, England.

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C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.

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Charles Brasch

Charles Orwell Brasch (27 July 1909 – 20 May 1973) was a New Zealand poet, literary editor and arts patron.

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Charles Talbut Onions

Charles Talbut Onions (C. T. Onions) (10 September 1873 – 8 January 1965) was an English grammarian and lexicographer and the fourth editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.

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Dan Davin

Daniel Marcus (Dan) Davin, (1 September 1913 – 28 September 1990), was an author who wrote about New Zealand, although for most of his career he lived in Oxford, England, working for Oxford University Press.

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Desmond Patrick Costello

Desmond Patrick Costello (31 January 1912 – 23 February 1964) was a New Zealand linguist, soldier, diplomat, university professor who was accused of being an agent for the Soviet GRU and of having sparked the first in a series of spy scandals in the 1960s which brought down the Macmillan government in the UK.

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Douglas Gray

Doug or Douglas Gray may refer to.

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Ian Milner

Ian Frank George Milner (6 June 1911 – 31 May 1991) was a New Zealand Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford who had attended Waitaki Boys' High School.

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Inklings

The Inklings was an informal literary discussion group associated with the University of Oxford, England, for nearly two decades between the early 1930s and late 1949.

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James McNeish

Sir James Henry Peter McNeish (born 1931) attended Auckland Grammar School and graduated from Auckland University with a degree in languages.

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James Munro Bertram

James Munro Bertram (11 August 1910 – 24 August 1993) was a New Zealand Rhodes scholar, a journalist, writer, relief worker, prisoner of war and a university professor.

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John Mulgan

John Alan Edward Mulgan (31 December 1911–26 April 1945) was a New Zealand writer, journalist and editor, and the elder son of journalist and writer Alan Mulgan.

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Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Merton College, Oxford

Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Middle English

Middle English (ME) refers to the dialects of the English language spoken in parts of the British Isles after the Norman conquest (1066) until the late 15th century.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Norman Davis (academic)

Norman Davis MBE FBA (16 May 1913 – 1989) was a New Zealand-born professor of English language and literature at the University of Oxford.

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Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English (Cambridge)

The Chair in Medieval and Renaissance English is a professorship in English at Cambridge University.

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Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.

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University of Auckland

The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is a university located in Auckland, New Zealand.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._A._W._Bennett

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