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Oct

Charles Peguy Poems

Publicado por Steven el 12 de October de 2014 a las 06:55 am

Born in Orleans in France, 1873, Charles Peguy was a notable poet and writer whose work was greatly influenced by his religious, nationalist and socialist ideals during his short life. Although a doubter in early life, he converted to Catholicism in his twenties and his writing from then on contained a strong religious dynamic. Born […]

11
Oct

Adam Lindsay Gordon Poems

Publicado por Steven el 11 de October de 2014 a las 05:05 pm

Born in 1833 in the Azores, Adam Lindsay Gordon was one of the premier Australian poets of the 19th Century although he was little recognized in his own lifetime. His father was traveled through India and Australasia before settling back down in Cheltenham, England, where Gordon went to school. Whilst he was an accomplished sportsman […]

11
Oct

Abraham Cowley Poems

Publicado por Steven el 11 de October de 2014 a las 05:00 pm

Born in 1618 in London, poet Abraham Cowley was one of the most popular and influential artists of the 17th Century. From a well to do family, his father died when Cowley was still a boy. At that early age he became immersed in literature and was particularly fond of the populist work The Faerie […]

10
Oct

Sir John Betjeman Poems

Publicado por Steven el 10 de October de 2014 a las 04:56 pm

Perhaps one of the most well-known poets of the 20th Century, Sir John Betjeman was born in London in 1906. Popular for such poems as Myfanwy and his humorous verse, Betjeman’s Collected Poems that was released in 1958 was one of the biggest selling volumes of poetry at the time. He was born into a […]

10
Oct

Thomas Campion Poems

Publicado por Steven el 10 de October de 2014 a las 04:04 am

Born in 1567 in London, Thomas Campion was a prolific poet, talented musician and composer who was very popular during his lifetime. His poetry and music were closely interlinked and he wrote a number of pieces for songs and masques, playing a small but important part in the history of literature in England. His early […]