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Mar

Austin Dobson Poems

Publicado por Steven el 29 de March de 2015 a las 09:01 am

Born in Plymouth in the South of England in 1840, poet Henry Austin Dobson became one of the most distinguished writers of the 19th Century with works such as At the Sign of the Lyre as well as a series of later biographies of influential writers. His father was an engineer with French ancestry and […]

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Mar

Andrew Young Poems

Publicado por Steven el 29 de March de 2015 a las 08:11 am

Born in 1885 in Elgin, Scotland, Andrew Young was a poet and minister who, while less well known than some of his literary peers, produced a large body of work that has appeared in several anthologies over the years. His father was a station master and the family moved to Edinburgh when Young was only […]

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Mar

Andrew Lang Poems

Publicado por Steven el 29 de March de 2015 a las 04:50 am

Poet, critic and writer Andrew Lang was born in Selkirk in 1844 and had many interests that ranged from folklore and psychic phenomena to the Greek classics and journalism. Although not coming from an exceedingly well to do family for the time, and being the oldest child of eight, Lang did benefit from a good […]

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Mar

Amelia Opie Poems

Publicado por Steven el 29 de March de 2015 a las 02:29 am

Born in 1769 in Norwich, writer Ameila Opie was perhaps best known for her prose work but also published a number of individual poems and collections during her lifetime. She was brought up in a reasonably affluent family, her father was a physician and her cousin a prominent judge in the region. She was a […]

29
Mar

Alec Derwent Hope Poems

Publicado por Steven el 29 de March de 2015 a las 01:08 am

Born in 1907 in the Snowy Mountain region of New South Wales, Alec Derwent Hope was a prolific Australian poet and satirical writer. His father was a minister and the young Hope spent his education at Fort Street School for Boys in Sydney and then moved on to take a BA at the nearby university. […]