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The Works of A.E. Housman (Wordsworth Poetry Library) - A.E. Housman
The Works of A.E. Housman (Wordsworth Poetry Library)
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Housman's melodic and memorable poems have been popular for over a century. He writes typically of lost love, of the brevity of happiness, of young soldiers doomed to die. Admirers have found his work elegant and resonant; detractors have thought much of it mannered and glib. But Housman speaks... show more
Housman's melodic and memorable poems have been popular for over a century. He writes typically of lost love, of the brevity of happiness, of young soldiers doomed to die. Admirers have found his work elegant and resonant; detractors have thought much of it mannered and glib. But Housman speaks with two voices: the smooth texts conceal a dark sub-text. This tormented and secretive man wrote poems alive with indirect self-disclosure.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781853264115 (1853264113)
ASIN: 1853264113
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Classics, Poetry
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