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Nevill Coghill

(1899-1980), Scholar, university teacher, writer and theatre producer

Sitter in 10 portraits
Scholar and teacher of Middle English at Oxford, he reached a huge audience with his modern translation of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, broadcast shortly after the War on BBC radio and published in 1951 by Penguin. In 1957 he was elected Professor of English Literature at Oxford. He was also a celebrated Oxford theatrical director and in 1966 directed his ex-pupil Richard Burton, and Elizabeth Taylor, in Dr Faustus.

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Nevill Coghill, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P212

Nevill Coghill

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1944
NPG P212

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16847

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16847

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16848

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16848

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16849

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16849

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16850

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16850

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16851

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16851

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16852

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16852

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16853

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16853

Nevill Coghill, by Cyril Arapoff - NPG x16854

Nevill Coghill

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative
NPG x16854

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Nevill Coghill

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print on card mount, 1950
NPG x30066

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