Charles Rann Kennedy


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(1871–1950), English dramatist, long resident in the U.S., whose plays, all concerned with ethical problems, include The Servant in the House (1908), a study of human relationships, applying the teachings of Jesus to modern life; The Winterfeast (1908), set in 11th-century Iceland, dealing with the effects of love and friendship turned to hate; The Terrible Meek (1912), a plea for pacifism; The Necessary Evil (1913); The Idol-Breaker (1914); and The Salutation (1925).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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