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Robert Payne

Robert Payne, British educator, author.

Background

  • Payne, Robert was born on December 4, 1911 in Saltash, Cornwall, England. Son of Stephen and Mireille Antoinette (Dorey) Payne.

  • Education

    • Student St. Paul’s School, London, 1927-1928, Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape Province, South Africa, 1929-1930, U. Capetown, 1931-1932, U. Liverpool, 1933-1936, The Sorbonne, Paris, France, 1938.

    Works

    • The Rose Tree
    • This English author wrote more than 100 books and was the founding director of Columbia University Translation Center.

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    • father: Stephen Payne
    • mother: Mireille Antoinette (Dorey) Payne
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    Born December 4, 1911
    Died February 11, 1983
    (aged 71)
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      • Author (under pseudonym Valentin Tikhonov) The Mountains and the Stars, 1938. Forever China, 1945
      • Torrents of Spring, 1946. Sun Yat-Sen, 1946
      • David and Anna, 1947. The Rose Tree (poems), 1947. A Bear Coughs at the North Pole (novel), 1947. The Revolt of Asia, 1947. The White Pony (anthology of Chinese Poetry), 1947. China Awake, 1947
      • Report on America, 1949. Zero, the Story of Terrorism, 1950. Mao Tse-tung, Ruler of Red China, 1950. The Young Emperor (novel) 1950. The Fathers of the Western Church, 1951. Red Lion Inn, 1951
      • The Marshall Story, 1951. The Blue Negro, 1951. Red Storm over Asia, 1951. Libretto for opera “Open the Gates” produced by Blackfriars Theatre, New York City, 1951. The Great God Pan (study of Charlie Chaplin), 1952, Journey to Persia, 1952. Blood Royal, 1952
      • The Chieftain, 1953. Alexander the God, 1954. Brave Harvest, 1955
      • Lovers in the Sun, 1955. The Roaring Boys, 1955. A House in Peking, 1956. The Holy Fire, 1957
      • The Gold of Troy, 1958. The Canal Builders, 1959. The Holy Sword, 1959. The Shepherd, 1959
      • The White Rajahs of Sarawak, 1960. The Splendor of Greece. Hubris, 1960
      • Dostoyevsky. A Human Portrait, 1961. The Three Worlds of Boris Pasternak, 1961. Mao Tse-tung, Portrait of a Revolutionary, 1962. The Civil War in Spain, 1962. The Roman Triumph, 1962. Lost Treasures of the Mediterranean, 1962. The Image of Chekhov, 1963. The Splendor of Israel, 1963. Sun, Stones and Science, 1963. Ancient Greece, 1964. The Life and Death of Lenin, 1964. The Lord Jesus, 1964. The Isles of Greece, 1965. The Rise and Fall of Stalin, 1965. The Christian Centuries, 1966. The Horizon Book of Ancient Rome, 1966.
      • Dostoyevsky: A human portrait
      • Alexander the god
      • The White Rajahs of Sarawak
      • Lovers In The Sun
      • Torrents of spring,
      • David And Anna
      • The Rose Tree
      • Zero: The Story Of Terrorism
      • The young emperor,: A novel,
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