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Jerome, Jerome Klapka

Damian Atkinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34183

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Jerome, Jerome Klapka (1859–1927), novelist and playwright, was born Jerome Clapp Jerome on 2 May 1859 at Bradford Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, the fourth child and younger son of Jerome Clapp Jerome, originally Jerome Clapp (1807–1872), nonconformist lay preacher and Staffordshire coalmine owner, and ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights) ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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