The manuscript poems of A.E. Houseman
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The manuscript poems of A.E. Houseman eight hundred lines of hitherto uncollected verse from the author"s notebooks by A. E. Housman

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Tom Burns Haber.
ContributionsHaber, Tom Burns.
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Open LibraryOL17133946M

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Alfred Edward Housman (/ ˈ h aʊ s m ən /; 26 March – 30 April ), usually known as A. E. 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 : Lyric poetry. This is the first complete edition of A. E. Housman's poetry, unprecedented in the extent to which it reveals the shaping processes of his poetic thought. To the major poetry of The Collected Poems () it adds a substantial body of light verse and juvenilia, some of it printed, orcollected, for the first time; and it revises the texts - particularly the posthumously published .   The manuscript poems of A.E. Houseman: eight hundred lines of hitherto uncollected verse from the author's notebooks by A. E. Housman 3 editions - first published in Not in Library.   Buy a cheap copy of The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman book by A.E. Housman. This volume constitutes the authorized canon of A.E. Housman’s verse as it was established in , three years after his death. In contains A Shropshire Lad, Last Free shipping over $Cited by: 6.

A. E. Housman; A. E. Housman (primary author only) Author division. A. E. Housman is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. A. E. Housman is composed of 11 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. Subsequent smaller volumes of his work, Last Poems, More Poems and Additional Poems, were published decades later, the latter two posthumously. All four sets of poems are contained in this volume. Housman led a rather reclusive life, active in /5(33). This volume constitutes the authorized canon of A.E. Housman's verse as it was established in , three 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 . 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. In point of fact, he was of the previous generation and published his most famous work, A Shropshire Lad, in /5(30).

A. E. 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 Shropshire Lad (Dover Thrift Editions) by A. E. Housman and a great selection of related books, art and Collected Poems. Housman, A. E. Published by May show signs of wear, highlighting, writing, and previous use. This item may be a former library book with typical markings. No guarantee on products that contain supplements Your. A.E. Housman was known for writing lyric poetry. A lyric is a verse or poem that has a musical, rhythmic quality and expresses the poet's feelings. Elegies, odes, and sonnets are all types of. When Last Poems was published in , it was an immediate success. A third volume, More Poems, was released posthumously in by his brother, Laurence, as was an edition of Housman's Complete Poems (). Despite acclaim as a scholar and a poet in his lifetime, Housman lived as a recluse, rejecting honors and avoiding the public eye.