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By A. E. Housman

ISBN-10: 0141919159

ISBN-13: 9780141919157

A. E. Housman used to be one of many best-loved poets of his day, whose poems conjure up a powerful and idyllic rural global imbued with a poignant experience of loss. they're expressed in basic rhythms, but express an exceptional ear for the subtleties of metre and alliteration. His scope is broad -- starting from non secular doubt to extreme nostalgia for the nation-state. This quantity brings jointly 'A Shropshire Lad' (1896) and 'Last Poems' (1922), in addition to the posthumous choices 'More Poems' and 'Additional Poems', and 3 translations of extracts from Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides that demonstrate his mastery of Classical literature.

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