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Housman the poet

Robert Hamilton

Housman the poet

by Robert Hamilton

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housman, A. E. 1859-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1953 ed. published by S. Lee, Exeter, Eng.

    Statementby Robert Hamilton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 H3 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. ;
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558243M
    ISBN 100849210585
    LC Control Number77028684
    OCLC/WorldCa3609104

    Line drawings by Robin Shaw. Housman Society , pp paperback, £ This valuable new book places a selection of the best-known poems of Heine alongside those of Housman which have a similar connection or theme. The translations, specially created by Professor Gaston Hall, are remarkable in that they echo the metre, rhyme, and.   poems Housman wrote, as we seem now to have them in a form nearer to what he probably intended;/ Archie Burnett has fulfilled his editor's duty superbly;/ Alan Holden (journal not named) About the Author. Archie Burnett was born in Scotland in and studied at the University of Edinburgh before completing his DPhil at the University of 5/5(1).

      Alfred Edward Housman was an English poet and classical scholar whose work became a major force in turn of the century English poetry. Unlike his contemporaries, Housman’s poetry does not qualify as Romantic, Victorian, or Modernist, and is not overly sentimental or optimistic; instead, his deeply pessimistic and ironic poetry, written clearly and succinctly, earned Housman Pages: Housman answers one of his early fan letters: "Dear Sir, I am much obliged by your kindness in writing to me, and glad that my verses have pleased you. I am yours faithfully A. E. Housman". The letter dates two years after Housman had published A Shropshire Lad, his first and at that stage only book (excepting one university pamphlet).

      A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and Nominated for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for Biography. A captivating exploration of A. E. Housman and the influence of his particular brand of Englishness. A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad made little impression when it was first published in but has since become one of the best-loved volumes of poetry Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The collected poems of A.E. Housman by A. E Housman (Book) 94 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.


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Housman, romantic poet and classical scholar, is best-known as the author of A Shropshire Lad and the meticulous editor of Manilius, the Latin poet of astronomy.

In this first full biography, Richard Perceval Graves convincingly reconciles the two apparently conflicting sides of Housman's personality, and reassesses the reputation of a man who was something of a/5. also been reading ae housman's poetry, "the collected works"!!. short book. lots of short but enormously evocative poems set primarily in rural england post ww1.

we do speak to one another from the grave. amazing images of the world succinct and beautiful and filled with melancholy like by: 6. Alfred Edward Housman, the eldest son of a Bromsgrove solicitor, was born in He attended Bromsgrove School as Housman the poet book dayboy, but soon after he started there his mother fell ill and his father sank into helpless despondency; as the eldest child, Housman was closest to his mother and spent many hours with her in her final illness.

At first glance, it can be a major surprise that the author of the enormously popular poetry collection A Shropshire Lad was a classical scholar by the name of A.E. Housman. Alfred Edward Housman was born in Worcestershire, England, and he was profoundly affected by his mother’s death when he was He would become This Cambridge University professor of Latin left no.

Housman, romantic poet and classical scholar, is best-known as the author of A Shropshire Lad and the meticulous editor of Manilius, the Latin poet of this first full biography, Richard Perceval Graves convincingly reconciles the two apparently conflicting sides of Housman's personality, and reassesses the reputation of a man who was something of a.

Taken from Housman’s second volume Last Poems () – which, true to its title, was the final collection Housman allowed to be published during his lifetime – this poem muses upon ‘heartless, witless nature’ during the autumn season.

‘Tarry, delight, so seldom met’. By Sestos town, in Hero’s tower, On Hero’s heart Leander lies; The signal torch has burned its. Alfred Edward Housman was born in Fockbury, Worcestershire, England, on Ma He published two volumes of poetry during his life, including A Shropshire Lad (), which was widely read during World War I.

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.

Astronomicon; Recensuit Et Enarravit A.E. Housman Volume 2 - Primary Source Edition Authors: Marcus Manilius, A. Housman Publisher: Nabu Press Published Date: Categories: This is a reproduction of a book published before This book isn't one to hurry through. Don't borrow it from a library - buy it.

It's a book to live with for a while and explore the different paths leading from it. I asked for it for my birthday as I'm fond of Housman's poetry, then read the Housman biography chapters straightaway in a weekend and I liked them very much.4/5.

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. 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. Poems by A E Housman. English poet and scholar, whose verse exerted a strong influence on later poets.

Failing his final exams he left Oxford without a degree. Ever afterward he presented himself as a coldly reserved an. A.E. Housman's poetry (especially A Shropshire Lad) remains well-known, widely read, and often quoted.

However, Housman did not view himself as a professional poet, always making quite clear that his 'proper job' was as a Professor of Latin. Housman's. The poems in “A Shropshire Lad” are not completely disconnected from Housman’s scholarly work—among other things, they owe something to Horace, Housman’s favorite Latin poet, in.

Last Poems () is the second and last of the two volumes of poems A. 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 roommate when he was at Oxford in 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. Buy The Collected Poems of A. Housman Revised by Housman, A.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: A. Housman - Selected Poems The following is a (fairly extensive) selection of Housman's poetry originally published by me, Martin Hardcastle, in the early s.

It has been superseded by the collected Housman page and that's probably where you want to be. A poet of simple forms and straightforward language AE Housman.

Photograph: EO Hoppe/Corbis. Radio 4's recent series of Great Lives came to an end with a typically nuanced and insightful. 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.

E. Housman. this book has 73 pages. Book is in good condition with gift inscription, darkened spine, foredge stain, wear and soil. Seller Inventory # Those poems, along with "Loveliest of Trees," come from a volume Housman published in called A Shropshire Lad.

Despite its title, the book isn't about a lad from Shropshire (a county in western England), but about a bunch of lads who pass in and out of a place that is geographically similar to Shropshire (rural, pretty, quiet).Also includes a vintage book review by Alexander Woollcott which was found tucked into book.

Blue clothbound hardcover; pages with black and white frontispiece on glossy stock. From jacket: "When he died inA.E. Housman was universally acknowledged the greatest English poet of our day.