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The letters of A.E. Housman

A. E. Housman

The letters of A.E. Housman

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Published by Hart-Davis .
Written in English


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Statementedited by H. Maas.
ContributionsMaas, H.
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Open LibraryOL19860733M

The Laurence Housman collection is divided into three sections: Correspondence, Manuscripts, and Family Materials. Laurence Housman materials can also be found in the A.E. Housman Collection. Correspondence is organized into Incoming Correspondence, Outgoing Correspondence, and Third Party.   Evocative of 'the blue remembered hills' of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman's A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman’s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background /5(6).


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The Letters of A. Housman is a scholarly edition of over letters. (The previous edition, edited by Henry Maas, contained just over ) The letters cover the whole range of Housman's daily activities, whether he writes as poet, Professor of Latin, son, brother, uncle, friend, or citizen.4/5(1).

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 : Lyric poetry.

The Letters of A. Housman is a scholarly edition of over letters. (The previous edition, edited by Henry Maas, contained just over ) The letters cover the whole range of Housman's daily activities, whether he writes as poet, Professor of Latin, son, brother, uncle, friend, or citizen.

Thus they allow the fullest possible revelation of a man whose reserve was legendary. The Letters of A. Housman is a scholarly edition of over letters.

(The previous edition, edited by Henry Maas, contained just over ) The letters cover the whole range of Housman's daily activities, whether he writes as poet, Professor of Latin, son, brother, uncle, friend, or citizen.

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. The Letters of A. Housman. by ARCHIE BURNETT. 2 vols.

Oxford: Clarendon Press. liv+pp. ISBN 'But what in the world should you be buying letters of mine for?', Housman asked his publisher in (II, ). Archie Burnett' sedition demonstrates why they are worth our trouble. The collection includes six letters from A.E.

Housman and an important group of 94 letters from Laurence Housman, which contain comments on his brother's life and activities, religious beliefs, reading, and manuscripts.

There are 45 letters from relatives and persons closely related to A.E. Housman, among them his sisters, Clemence Housman and. 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. This scholarly edition of A. Housman's correspondence includes nearly three times as many letters as the previous edition by Henry Maas ().

Its text is more accurate and more complete, and its annotation more comprehensive, than any previously available. Nearly all of the letters were written to Cyril Clemens, who was working on a proposed biography of A.E. Housman. The collection includes six letters from A.E.

Housman and an important group of 94 letters from Laurence Housman, which contain comments on his brother's life and activities, religious beliefs, reading, and manuscripts. (A.E. Housman) in black fountain pen ink, Trinity College, Cambridge, December 7, 1 page with integral leaf. 4 1/2 7.

Together with the original holograph mailing envelope postmarked Cambridge, December 7, Very good. To R. Lane - Latimer. Two fine autograph letters signed by Housman regarding signing copies of his greatest book of poetry, A Shropshire Lad—which he ultimately declined to sign, as he found it to be a pirated edition.

The letters are both addressed “Trinity College, Cambridge, England,” and entirely penned by Housman. In his review of my edition of A.E.

Housman’s letters, Frank Kermode makes one implicit criticism of the editing when he wishes for ‘the omission of many plainly unnecessary notes explaining that when Housman wrote “don’t" he meant “don’t"’ (LRB, 5 July). That first ‘don’t’ should be ‘dont’, and the reason my notes. COVID Resources.

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Housman, The classical papers of A. Housman. British writer, born near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, the brother of A. Housman; he studied painting in London and became a highly regarded first successful publication was An Englishwoman's Love Letters (), an ingenious parody of romantic fiction.

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HOUSMAN COUNTRY Into the Heart of England By Peter Parker pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ InA.E. Housman paid a London publisher £30 to print copies of his first collection of. ReadingRewards: Bundle Bonus Buy 5+ books to earn 50 points A.E.

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About this Item: Cambridge:11 autograph letters, all signed, most one page but some two or three in length. Housed in a green imitation leather folder. Excellent condition. An exceptional collection of autograph letters signed from poet and classicist A. Housman () to Donald Struan Robertson ( - a stellar Greek scholar attached to Trinity.

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Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : When Henry Maas edited the letters of A. Housman in (Cambridge, Mass.), his volume contained pages.

Burnett’s two-volume edition, admittedly still incomplete, contains over 1, It also has the virtue of being more accurate. Presented by Sammy Jay of Peter Harrington Rare Books. An exceptional collection of autograph letters signed from poet and classicist A.

Housman () to Donald Struan Robertson ( 47 A. HOUSMAN 48 Laurence Housman's Memoir () A. Some Poems, Some Letters and a Personal Memoir by his Brother Laurence Hous- man.

London, Jonathan Cape [26 November] Pp. contain a Memoir, which includes a number of hitherto unprinted letters and a few early poems. contain a selection of letters. A full and digitised description of the Housman papers at St John’s is in the works.

Connie Bettison, St John’s library trainee fromwrites about her experience beginning the digital cataloguing process. A.E. Housman A.E. Housman () is best known today for his poetry but in his own time he was highly regarded as. This scholarly edition of A.

Housman's correspondence includes nearly three times as many letters as the previous edition by Henry Maas (). Its text is more accurate and more complete, and its annotation more comprehensive, than any previously available. It will be the standard edition for everyone interested in Housman.

Laurence Housman (), younger brother of A. Housman, was an accomplished illustrator, musician, and author of more than eighty works of poetry, fiction, plays, nonfiction, and stories for children.

'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. When Henry Maas edited the letters of A. Housman in (Cambridge, Mass.), his volume contained pages.

Burnett’s two-volume edition, admittedly still. ‘Housman’s Soldiers: The Letters of G. Housman and the Military Poems of A. Housman and Rudyard Kipling’ XXIX pp. ‘The Men Who Taught A. Housman’ XIX pp. review, A Shropshire Lad: A. Housman. The Letters of A E Housman Edited by Archie Burnett (Oxford University Press 2 vols pp £) Housman, one of the egregious eccentrics of English poetry, was the son of a busy solicitor who practised in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Housman; A. Housman (primary author only) Author division. Housman is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

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