Richard Perceval Graves's A. E. Housman. The Scholar-Poet PDF

By Richard Perceval Graves

ISBN-10: 057130947X

ISBN-13: 9780571309474

A. E. Housman, romantic poet and classical student, is best-known because the writer of A Shropshire Lad and the meticulous editor of Manilius, the Latin poet of astronomy.

In this primary complete biography, Richard Perceval Graves convincingly reconciles the 2 it appears conflicting facets of Housman's character, and reassesses the recognition of a guy who used to be whatever of a secret even to his closest friends.

'This is certain to develop into the normal life.' John Carey, Sunday Times

'Dispassionate and well-researched.' Philip Larkin, Guardian

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14 Laurence Housman, A Modern Antaeus, London, John Murray, 1901, p. 8. 15 Congress, LHMS: Laurence Housman to Maude Hawkins, 24 October 1950. 16 Among the papers at University College London. 17 JPP, indenture between Edward Housman and the Rev. Thomas Housman. 18 Congress, LHMS: from Laurence Housman’s answers to a questionnaire about Alfred. 19 JPP, indenture between Edward Housman and the Rev. Thomas Housman, 10 January 1870. M. Icely, Bromsgrove School through Four Centuries, Oxford, Blackwell, 1953, pp.

S. Hedley and The Committee of the Society of Bromsgrove School for extracts from H. E. M. Icely, Bromsgrove School through Four Centuries and from the Bromsgrovian; Kathleen Tillotson for extracts from an article by Geoffrey Tillotson; Joseph W. Scott for extracts from the Catalogue of the Housman Centenary Exhibition, 1959; Saundra Taylor and The Lilly Library, Indiana University, for material from their Housman Collection; Mrs J. Percival and The Library, University College London, for extracts from a number of unpublished documents; A.

11 Street; Laurence Housman to Sarah Clark, 15 February 1917. 12 Trinity, Add MS 71–40. 13 Letters, p. 328, 5 February to Maurice Pollet. 14 Laurence Housman, A Modern Antaeus, London, John Murray, 1901, p. 8. 15 Congress, LHMS: Laurence Housman to Maude Hawkins, 24 October 1950. 16 Among the papers at University College London. 17 JPP, indenture between Edward Housman and the Rev. Thomas Housman. 18 Congress, LHMS: from Laurence Housman’s answers to a questionnaire about Alfred. 19 JPP, indenture between Edward Housman and the Rev.

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