The Shropshire lad by A. E. Housman

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Statementby A.E. Housman ; introduction by William Stanley Braithwaite ; illustrated by J. Randolph Brown.
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LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 A7 1989
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Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL2188988M
LC Control Number89007251

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"A Shropshire Lad" was Housman's first collection, originally published inand generally considered to be his greatest work.

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His poem A Shropshire Lad was published in After a period as a Clerk in the Patent Office in London he returned to academia becoming Professor of Latin at Cambridge University.

He died in and his ashes are interred in the shadow of the walls of St Laurence's church, s: E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems, 'A Shropshire Lad.' Lyrical and almost epigrammatic in form, the poems' wistful evocation of doomed youth in the English countryside, in spare language and distinctive imagery, appealed strongly to late Victorian and Edwardian taste.".

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The collection was published in A Shropshire Lad, a collection of 63 poems by A.E. Housman, published in Housman’s lyrics express a Romantic pessimism in a clear, direct style.

The poems of Heinrich Heine, the songs of William Shakespeare, and Scottish border ballads were Housman’s models, from which he learned to express emotion yet keep it at a certain distance.

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