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Apr

Edward Young Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de April de 2015 a las 04:01 pm

Born in 1683 in Upham near Winchester, Edward Young is perhaps one of the lesser recognized English poets of the time. He is now mostly known for a single work, Night Thoughts, though he was a prolific writer who produced a number of popular poems. He was raised in a moderately wealthy family with his […]

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Apr

Edward Shanks Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de April de 2015 a las 02:46 pm

Born in 1892 in London, Edward Shanks was a poet and writer who began publishing verses during the First World War and was also known for his innovative work in science fiction. He was a prolific writer and highly respected for his poetry, being the first recipient of the literary award the Hawthornden Prize established […]

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Apr

Francis William Bourdillon Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de April de 2015 a las 01:54 pm

Born in the Cheshire town of Runcorn in 1852, writer Francis William Bourdillon published some 500 poems during his lifetime and is perhaps best noted for one in particular, the short romantic work The Night Has a Thousand Eyes. Brought up with a good education and studying at Worcester College in Oxford University, he went […]

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Apr

Fay Inchfawn Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de April de 2015 a las 12:49 pm

Born in Portishead, England, in 1880 Fay Inchfawn was a writer and poet whose work spanned several decades during the 20th Century. Inchfawn was a pen name and she was actually born Elizabeth Daniels and also came to her writing career late, in her mid-thirties to early forties. She is probably best known for her […]

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Apr

Edmund Clerihew Bentley Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de April de 2015 a las 11:49 am

Born in London in 1875, Edmund Clerihew Bentley was a well-known writer and wit who is now best remembered for creating a new verse form called the Clerihew. His father was not only a respected civil servant but also played for England against Scotland in one of the first international rugby matches. The young Bentley […]