The First Voyage | Sinbad the Sailor


Laurence Housman

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Tonight, we’ll read the first voyage from “Sinbad the Sailor” edited by Laurence Housman and published in 1900.Housman was a prolific English writer and playwright, an activist and an illustrator during the Victorian era.Turning from visual art to writing when his eyesight began to fail, he also advocated tirelessly for the women’s right to vote, and believed that men should be an active participant of the suffrage movement.If you enjoy this episode, be sure to find our episode titled “The Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor” that aired on January 13, 2020.