A. E. Housman (Heftet)

A Critical Biography


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1996
Antall sider: 236
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333656013
Kategori: Språk og Biografier og memoarer
Omtale A. E. Housman
A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was a poet of enormous popularity and widespread influence: a Latin scholar of the front rank, a superb prose stylist, a notable writer of comic verse and, thanks to the enormous success of A Shropshire Lad, one of the greatest and best-known poems in the English language, he became a legend in his own lifetime. Reissued to mark the centenary of the publication of A Shropshire Lad, Norman Page's highly-acclaimed biography is regarded as the most complete account of Housman's life and career available. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including much unpublished material, Norman Page provides us with a fascinating insight into Housman the poet, the scholar and the man. `By far the best biography of Housman we have ... ' - Andrew Motion, Times Literary Supplement

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