8
Jun

Stephen Leacock Poems

Publicado por Steven el 8 de June de 2015 a las 03:03 am

Born in 1869, in Swanmore, Hampshire, writer and teacher Stephen Leacock moved to Canada at an early age and became one of the best known humorists of his time. His family had made their money from running plantations in Madeira and there was a strong history associated with the British Empire. When Leacock was just […]

7
Jun

Thomas Pringle Poems

Publicado por Steven el 7 de June de 2015 a las 05:27 pm

Poet and writer Thomas Pringle was born in Roxburghshire in Scotland in 1789 and counted amongst his friends Sir Walter Scott. He is perhaps most strongly linked to South African poetry after spending some years in the country and was one of the first English writers to describe the region and the people who lived […]

7
Jun

Tomas Rivera Poems

Publicado por Steven el 7 de June de 2015 a las 04:17 pm

Born in Texas in 1935, Tomas Rivera was a Mexican-American author and poet who was brought up as a migrant farm hand, spending much of his youth toiling in the fields of the Mid-West with his family. He managed to gain a good education despite the fact that his mother and father moved from place […]

7
Jun

Trumbull Stickney Poems

Publicado por Steven el 7 de June de 2015 a las 02:38 pm

Born in 1874 in Geneva, Trumbull Stickney led a short but productive life and could well have been one of the great poets of the 20th Century had he not died shortly after his thirtieth birthday. It is certain that he had not realized the full extent of his literary powers and his finished work […]

7
Jun

Shaul Tchernichovsky Poems

Publicado por Steven el 7 de June de 2015 a las 02:00 pm

Born in 1875 in the Ukraine, Shaul Tchernichovsky is considered one of the great Hebrew poets of the modern era. Brought up in the small village of Mykhailivka he went to a Jewish school for the first few years of his education before transferring to a Russian establishment in Odessa where he began to write […]