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The poems of A.E. Housman

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Archie Burnett.
ContributionsBurnett, Archie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 A17 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationlx, 580 p. ;
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL670343M
ISBN 100198123221
LC Control Number97016259

Last Poems. A. E. HOUSMAN ( - ) "I publish these poems, few though they are, because it is not likely that I shall ever be impelled to write much more. I can no longer expect to be revisited by the continuous excitement under which in the early months of I wrote the greater part of my first book, nor indeed could I well sustain it.


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Housman: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Alfred Edward Housman Poems Here Dead We Lie. Here dead we lie Because we did not choose To live and shame the land From which we sprung. more» To An Athlete Dying Young.

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Pollard's anthology, Odes from the Greek Dramatists. Alfred Edward Housman(26 March – 30 April ) Usually known as A. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems File Size: KB. Last Poems (Housman) Last Poems () was the last of the two volumes of poems which A.

Housman published during his lifetime. Of the 42 poems there, seventeen were given titles, a greater proportion than in his previous collection, A Shropshire Lad ().

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Ever afterward he was a coldly reserved, shy, and aloof man, a recluse seemingly without emotional life, but in truth a deeply closeted homosexual who may.

A. 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 : A Shropshire Lad - III - The Recruit by A.

Housman. The Recruit was published in Housman's collection of 63 poems in A Shropshire Lad (). Housman self-published the book after being turned down by several publishers. Themes tend to focus on unrequited love, pastoral beauty, fleeting youth, grief, death, and patriotism/ The poems did not shy away from the disapointments of that life.

Cambridge-educated Latin scholar and poet, A.E. Housman believed in the emotional power of poetry, that it should "begin with a sensation in the pit of the stomach." Housman is a footnote in my literary world as well. Alfred Edward Housman (now you know why he went with A.E.) was born in England in Despite becoming a well-known scholar and poet, he tended to avoid the limelight.

While most famous poets publish book after book after book, A.E. published only 2 books in his lifetime: A Shropshire Lad (in which "To an Athlete" appears) in and Last. A. Housman, being one of the most famous and widely read poets of the early twentieth century, is certainly worthy of praise.

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E. Housman (Illustrated)”, p, Delphi Classics 3 Copy quote I think that to transfuse emotion - not to transmit thought but to set up in the reader's sense a vibration corresponding to what was felt by the writer - is the peculiar function of poetry.