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Feb

Duncan Campbell Scott Poems

Publicado por Steven el 1 de February de 2015 a las 02:06 pm

Born in Ontario, Canada, in 1862, Duncan Campbell Scott served most of his life working for the government as a civil servant but was also one of the country’s most respected and well-known poets. The son of a minister, he was interested in the arts very early on and quickly learned to play the piano, […]

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Feb

Christopher Morley Poems

Publicado por Steven el 1 de February de 2015 a las 01:25 pm

Born in Pennsylvania in 1890, Christopher Morley was a poet and writer who produced a number of notable works and is more widely known for his novels Parnassus on Wheels and the critically acclaimed Kitty Foyle which was later made into an Oscar winning film. Morley’s father was a mathematician but it was his violinist […]

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Feb

Coventry Patmore Poems

Publicado por Steven el 1 de February de 2015 a las 11:17 am

Born in Woodford, Essex, in 1823, Coventry Patmore was a critic and poet although he initially wanted to become a painter. His love of literature was encouraged by his father with whom he formed a strong and loving bond from early childhood. Indeed, in his youth Patmore won a prize for his artwork and it […]

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Feb

Clark Ashton Smith Poems

Publicado por Steven el 1 de February de 2015 a las 10:42 am

Born in 1893 in California, Clark Ashton Smith was an artist who had many strings to his bow, at once a competent painter and sculptor but also a fine writer of genre fiction such as horror and a notable poet. His talent was all the more surprising because he was largely self-taught as he suffered […]

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Jan

David Campbell Poems

Publicado por Steven el 31 de January de 2015 a las 03:50 pm

Australian poet David Campbell was born in Adelong, New South Wales, in 1915 and, apart from being a prolific writer, he was also one of the few to also excel at international sports, in this case rugby, where he played two matches for England. Campbell’s father was a doctor and grazier who installed in his […]