26
Aug

Fernando Pessoa Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 26 de August de 2014 a las 01:55 pm

Fernando Pessoa was a Portuguese poet of the early 20th century who lived and died with very little recognition from the general public although one critic in the literary business described him as “the most representative poet of the twentieth century, along with Pablo Neruda”. Perhaps he would have become better known in his lifetime […]

26
Aug

Countee Cullen Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 26 de August de 2014 a las 02:43 am

Countee Cullen was a very private man and there are conflicting accounts of where and when he was born. Details of his early family life are sketchy but seem, by all accounts, to have been extremely traumatic for him. The fact that he, through his own efforts and tenacity, dragged himself up to a level […]

26
Aug

A. E. Housman Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 26 de August de 2014 a las 02:40 am

Here is another of those poets who is generally known by his initials rather than by his full Christian names which were Alfred Edward. Housman is probably best known for his epic work A Shropshire Lad which was a collection of 63 different poems evoking the lost way of life of young men in rural […]

22
Aug

Bonnie Parker Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 22 de August de 2014 a las 02:24 am

When most people hear the name Bonnie Parker their first thought is unlikely to be “this was a famous American poet of the early 20th century”. A more likely adjective to use is actually infamous because, of course, she was a part of one of the most notorious criminal gangs in history. Along with her […]

21
Aug

Anne Bradstreet Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 21 de August de 2014 a las 07:54 am

Although known as one of the first female writers to be published in the North America colonies, Anne Bradstreet was actually born in Northampton, England, in March 1612. Her father Thomas Dudley and mother, Dorothy Yorke, were able to afford a very good education for Anne and she was well tutored in languages, literature and […]