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A.E. Housman.

Ian Scott-Kilvert

A.E. Housman.

by Ian Scott-Kilvert

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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League, by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housman, A. E. -- 1859-1936

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39-40.

    SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work -- no. 69
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 Z86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17951759M

    A. E. HOUSMAN ( - ) A Shropshire Lad is a cycle of sixty-three poems by the English poet Alfred Edward Housman. A Shropshire Lad was first published in at Housman's own expense after several publishers had turned it down. At first the book sold slowly, but during the Second Boer War, Housman's nostalgic depiction of rural life and. Yet Housman was a recluse, an austere classicist of great renown who devoted his academic life to the correction of ancient texts. He filled his poems with the lives, loves, and deaths of simple country people whose emotions are intense and often violent, but lived his .

      Synopsis Evocative of ‘the blue remembered hills’ of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman’s A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman’s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside. A. E. Housman; A. E. Housman (primary author only) Author division. A. E. Housman is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. A. E. Housman is composed of 11 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with.

    by Housman, A. E Seller The Book Chaser Published Condition Very Good in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; DJ has edge wear and a few chips on the spine and front corner; owners name in ink o Edition First Edition Item Price $.   A. E. Housman, being one of the most famous and widely read poets of the early twentieth century, is certainly worthy of praise. His 'Collected Poems' are therefore a valuable read because they allow readers to gain an impression of the author's mind, opinions and : Penguin Books Ltd.


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A.E. Housman, English scholar and celebrated poet whose lyrics express a Romantic pessimism in a spare, simple style. Housman, whose father was a solicitor, was one of seven children. He much preferred his mother; and her death on his 12th birthday was a cruel blow, which is surely one source of.

Alfred Edward Housman was born in Fockbury, Worcestershire, England, on Mathe eldest of seven children. A year after his birth, Housman's family moved to nearby Bromsgrove, where the poet grew up and had his early education. Inhe attended St. John's College, Oxford and received.

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Housman's verse as it was established inthree years after his death. In contains A Shropshire Lad, Last Poems, More Poems, the Additional Poems, and the three translations from A.W.

Pollard's anthology, Odes from the Greek Dramatists. This hard covered book has a blue cover with gilt lettering on the front and spine of the cover. this book is a book of poetry by A. Housman. this book has 73 pages. Book is in good condition with gift inscription, darkened spine, foredge stain, wear and soil.

Seller Inventory # A. Housman was an English classical scholar and poet, considered to be one of the foremost classicists of his times. This biography of A. Housman provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

In person, A. Housman was so shy and furtive that Max Beerbohm once compared him to “an absconding cashier.” For such a crabbed and elusive figure, though, he continues to draw a. Books By A. Housman All Formats Audiobooks Kindle Books Hardcover Paperback Sort by: Sort by: Popularity.

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project : A. Housman. A.E. Housman () was a man of many apparent contradictions, most of which remain unresolved years after his birth. At once a deeply emotive lyric poet and a precise and dedicated classical scholar, he achieved fame in both of these diverse disciplines.

Although his poetic legacy has received much scholarly analysis, and yet more attention has been devoted to. Last Poems () is the second and last of the two volumes of poems A.

E. Housman published during his lifetime - the first, and better-known, being A Shropshire Lad (). Housman was an emotionally withdrawn man whose closest friend Moses Jackson had been his .In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle celebrates the third and lesser-known collection from A.

E. Housman. A. E. Housman wasn’t a prolific poet. His first volume, A Shropshire Lad, was published in when he was in his late second collection, Last Poems, which appeared 26 years later, lived up to its name and was the final volume to appear in.n: An Introduction As its title suggests, this is a lecture which introduces its audience to the life and work of the poet and classical scholar n ().

Housman, whose book of poems entitled A Shropshire Lad has never been out of print since its first publication inwas a fine poet whose emotional life was.