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An evening with A. E. Housman

Cyril Clemens

An evening with A. E. Housman

by Cyril Clemens

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housman, A. E. 1859-1936 -- Interviews.,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Interviews.,
  • Poetry -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1937 ed. published by International Mark Twain Society, Webster Groves, Mo., which was issued as no. 6 (whole no. 11) of the Society"s Historical series.

    Statementby Cyril Clemens ; with a foreword by Padraic Colum.
    SeriesHistorical series (Folcroft, Pa.) ;, no. 6.
    ContributionsHousman, A. E. 1859-1936.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 C6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4537575M
    ISBN 100841435944
    LC Control Number77003670
    OCLC/WorldCa2837003

    The Housman Society was founded in In the following year, the first volume of the Housman Society Journal appeared. Vols. I-II () were edited by Graham and Jennifer Speake; vols. III-VI () by Richard Perceval Graves; vols. VII-XII () by John Pugh; vols. XIII-XX by Alan Holden (); vols. XXI-XXIII () by Alan Holden and Roy Birch; vols. XXIV-XXV ( A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and Nominated for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for BiographyA captivating exploration of A. E. Housman and the influence of his particular brand of EnglishnessA. 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 in the English language.

    By A. E. Housman. From Clee to heaven the beacon burns, The shires have seen it plain, From north and south the sign returns. And beacons burn again. Look left, look right, the hills are bright, The dales are light between, Because 'tis fifty years to-night. That God has saved the Queen. Now, when the flame they watch not towers. Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. 'All things may end, for all began; And truth and singleness of heart Are mortal even as is man' A. E. Housman ( - ) was one of the best-loved poets of his day. His poems ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages.

    By 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 if it came; and it is best that what I have written should be printed. About this Item: Alfred , New York, NY, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Preface by the poet's brother, who was responsible for the selection and printing of the poems; lovely frontispiece drawing of the poet by Francis Todd; includes a list of poems to which dates were given by the poet; this copy is Fine (owner sig, and discoloration on one page of the preface from a.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clemens, Cyril, Evening with A.E. Housman. Webster Groves, Mo., International Mark Twain Society, A.E. Housman is sometimes spoken of as one of the "war poets," of the same period as Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Joyce Kilmer and others who wrote of the First World War.

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A.E. Housman, in full Alfred Edward Housman, (born MaFockbury, Worcestershire, Eng.—died ApCambridge), 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. Alfred Edward Housman (/ ˈ h aʊ s m ən /; 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 Shropshire l and almost epigrammatic in form, the poems wistfully evoke the dooms and disappointments of youth in the English : Alfred Edward Housman, 26 March.

Evening unfolds in the rushlight of that memory, as Ann relives those three vivid days on the New England coast, with motorboats buzzing and bands playing in the night, and the devastating tragedy that followed a spectacular wedding.

Here, in the surge of hope and possibility that coursed through her at twenty-five--in a singular time of. For a long time, this feels like a romance novel: swooning and fawning women, silent and hunky men. Vomit, vomit, vomit. And then, just when the novel is about to end and you're so fed up with the number of times Ann Grant says that Harris Arden "affected her curiously", then, all of a sudden, right near the end, in the face of an awful tragedy, the characters become real, and then you wonder /5.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. 'The lad that loves you true' AE Housman was notoriously reticent, but recently discovered letters reveal the intensity of a friendship begun as a young undergraduate at Oxford, which was to have.

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The best evening poems. Housman, For more classic poetry, we recommend The Oxford Book of English Verse – perhaps the best poetry anthology on the market (we offer our pick of the best poetry anthologies here).

You might also enjoy our pick of the best morning poems. 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 doubt about his.

Alfred Edward (A.E.) Housman was a noted classical scholar and a poet. To the wider public he is best known for his poem "A Shropshire Lad" (), while to his fellow classicists it is his critical editing of Manilius that has earned him enduring fame.4/5.

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 surprising. E VENING STREET REVIEW PUBLISHED Twice a Year BY EVENING STREET PRESS NUM Spring CONTENTS BY THE EDITOR Occasional Notes: Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff A.

Housman NONFICTION STEPHANIE E. DICKINSON Young Widows of Whalebone 9 GAIL MACDONALD Digital Heartbreak Still Hurts 80 POETRY I. The English poet and classical scholar Alfred Edward Housman () is known for the simplicity of his form and language, the narrow range of his subject matter, and the attitude of traditional stoicism which his poems present.

The eldest of seven children, A. Housman was born in Fockbury, Worcestershire. He entered St. John's College, Oxford. book of was Cyril Clemens's An Evening with A. Housman (Webster Groves, Mo.: International Mark Twain Society, ), a reprint of the author's "Housman as Conversationalist" from the Housman Memorial Number of The Mark Twain Quar terly, 1 (),13, 18, There was also later an A.

Housman number of The Explicator, n (). A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and Nominated for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for Biography. A captivating exploration of A.

Housman and the influence of his particular brand of Englishness. 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 in the English language. This volume constitutes the authorized canon of A.E.

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. 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 (). Although it was not quite so popular with composers, the majority of the poems there have been set to music.

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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.