Housman, 1897-1936

by Grant Richards

Publisher: Oxford University Press in London

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Grant Richards ; with an introd. by Mrs. E. W. Symons and appendices by G. B. A. Fletcher and others. -
LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 R5 1942
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 493 p.:
Number of Pages493
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26562170M

  A. E. Housman was a distinguished classicist of the early twentieth century and author of the elegiac cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad. While he was a preeminent scholar in his field—some of his editions of the classical poets are still considered authoritative today—he was also a man of deep personal tragedy. His brooding creativity gives a unique tone to his political conservatism and to. “I felt quite uncomfortable,” he said. “I was afraid the old fellow was going to cry.” (Commentary on More Poems, Poem V, pg. , quoting Mrs T.W. Pym in The Times, 5th May , 5, from Grant Richards, Housman (revised edition ), pg. ) But one of those who knew Housman was Housman himself.   Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both. Grant Richards papers Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, musical scores, and other papers pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A.E. Housman titled Housman, (). Correspondents include A.E. Housman's.

A. E. Housman Quotes Ma – 30 April Alfred Edward Housman (26 March – 30 April ), usually known as A.E. Housman, was an English poet and classical scholar, now best known for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad. raphies for in Modern Philology, PMLA, Book Review Digest, Cumulative Book Index, together with the bibliographies in Ehrsam, have been checked. For critical writings I have used my "Selective Bibliog-raphy on the Criticism of Poetry ," University Rev., x (Autumn ), Grant Richards' biography of Housman Essays, Term Papers, Book Reports, Research Papers on English. Free Papers and Essays on Alfred Housman. We provide free model essays on English, Alfred Housman reports, and term paper samples related to Alfred Housman. Start. Richards, Grant. Housman, New York: Octagon Books, Ricks, Christopher B. A.E. Housman; A. I had, toward the last, been shut off from all visitors, and so when the lawyer, Peter A. Hendricks, came and told me that friends of mine were willing to take charge of me if I would rather be with them than in the asylum, I was only too glad to give my consent.

A. E. Housman: a Critical Biography. By NORMAN PAGE. Schocken Books, Pp. xi + ; illustrated. This biography possesses merit, but its defects and deficiencies are both numerous and serious. The author's knowledge of major collections is incomplete. He gives no evidence of having examined several of the most important Housman collections. — Grant Richards’s Housman, Tomorrow’s Problems for Broadcasters. John V. L. Hogan Torrence, Ridgely: Poems. Rev. by Louis Untermeyer Towards a New British Democracy. Julian S. Huxley Training Military Pilots. Charles H. Gale Treat, Ida: Leaders of China. Book Reviews Two Poems. Walter de la Mare Two. — A remark made in conversation, according to Grant Richards Housman () p. Tags: find, asylum, sense, word Share. He wrote a series of memoirs: Memories of a Misspent Youth, – (), Author Hunting by an Old Literary Sportsman: Memories of Years Spent Mainly in Publishing, – (), and Housman, – (). He sold his home in Cookham Dean in and lived at several addresses in London until moving to Moor Park, Surrey, in

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Read "Housman,Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. ; and see Grant Richards, Housman: Housman, p.on the same matter.

9 Mr. Carter has also written a new "Note on the Text" for this impression. Housman Al though suggestions came from other quarters, in "Editing Housman. Housman," The Times Literary Supplement, 26 Septemberp.I pointed out the need for revision.

See also Richards, Housman: – (London: OUP, Humphrey Milford, ) p. 16 n. 1: ‘it is likely that his final six copies were what are known in the trade as “overs” — for the paper for a book never gives exactly the number ordered. There are always a few copies in excess, and unless an undertaking to sell only a certain number has been given these “overs” can properly Author: P.

Naiditch. character." It is probably for this same reason that Housman's publisher Grant Richards printed about letters and post­ cards in Housman:the largest group yet to be pub­ lished. Several other writers on A. Housman have each add­ ed a few letters; Houston Martin included 11 in his "With.

allels in Housman's poetry. This is the only part of the book which can be compared with the study of Robert Bridges by Albert Guérard, Jr. This is a well organized and completely worked out analyti Robert Housman.

A Study of Traditionalism in Poetry. By Albert Guérard, Jr. Harvard University Press. $ Houstnan, By Grant Rich ards.

At first glance, it can be a major surprise that the author of the enormously popular poetry collection A Shropshire Lad was a classical scholar by the name of A.E. Housman. Alfred Edward Housman was born in Worcestershire, England, and he was profoundly affected by his mother’s death when he was He would become This Cambridge University professor of Latin left no doubt about his.

Some Poems, Some Letters and a Personal Memoir, by Laurence Housman, London, Cape, (MEMOIR): also to Grant Richards 's Housman:Oxford Uni- versity Press, (RICHARDS) and the Additions and Cor- rections to our original hand-list contributed by Mr.

William White to The Library 2 (WHITE). Housman, By Grant Richards Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview The Road of Danger, Guilt, and Shame: The Lonely Way of A. Housman By Carol Efrati Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Research within Questia's collection of more t full-text online books.

Home» Browse» Books» Books, Hos –How. Books, Hos – How. Housman, By Grant Richards. Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview. The Houstiliad: An Iliad. Richards has recorded his memory of his negotiations with Housman (HuminanLondonp. 24): I recall Housman as having repeated that I might produce the second edition of his book and myself as having remonstrated with him about his refusal to take any share of the profits that in my opinion were sure to accrue to its publisher.

Housman: (Alfred Edward Housman) (hous´mən), –, English poet and scholar, whose verse exerted a strong influence on later left Oxford without a degree because he had failed his final examinations.

Ever afterward he was a coldly reserved, shy, and aloof man, a recluse seemingly without emotional life, but in truth a deeply closeted homosexual who may never have acted. Housman, by Grant Richards (Book) A.E.

Housman: a single life by Martin Blocksidge (). The collection assembled by Grant Richards, the British author and publisher, complements the Library's Housman Collection and mainly contains papers relating to the preparation of Richards' Housman, It includes manuscript chapters, interviews, galleys, page proofs, and correspondence with Laurence Housman and Mrs.

Katherine E. A.E. Housman, a critical biography by Norman Page (Book) The invention of love by Tom Stoppard (Book) A.E. Housman: a sketch, together with a list of his writings and indexes to his classical papers by A.

F Gow (Book). Abstract. The musical settings of Housman’s A Shropshire Lad have been discussed in print on several occasions, notably by William White, 1 A.

Butcher 2 and Stephen Banfield, 3 while Gooch and Thatcher have listed all known settings, published and in manuscript, up to 4 In this essay, therefore, I shall be brief on what, and concentrate on why, and conclude with detailed Cited by: 1.

Author of Housman,Caviare, Author hunting, Valentine, Bittersweet, Author Hunting by an Old Literary Sportsman, Memories of a misspent youth,CaviareWritten works: Author hunting, Housman, Franklin Thomas Grant Richards (21 October – 24 February ) was a British publisher and writer.

After creating his own publishing firm at the age of just 24 years old, he launched The World's Classics series (still published by Oxford University Press as Oxford World's Classics) and published such as George Bernard Shaw, A.E.

Housman, Samuel Butler and James : Franklin Thomas Grant Richards, 21. Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, Grant Richards papers Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, musical scores, and other papers pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A.E.

Housman titled Housman, (). Correspondents include A.E. Housman's. 1 Housman,p. I t is from Gran Richards' gossipy bu useful memoir, pp. that most of the data in reference to the publication of Last Poems have been drawn. The confession quoted above was first made in his Author Hunting (London: Hamilton, ), p.

2 I n making thi s bequest Housma may hav e ha d i min on of hi manu-Author: A. E Housman, Tom Burns Haber. Browse LC finding aids by names and titles. Finding aids are XML documents created using the Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Names and titles associated with finding aids.

Includes collection titles, entries for significant works contained in collections, and. From Grant Richards' Housman, ~~6, we get the following condensed paragraph of his life: Alfred Edward Housman, the eldest son of Edward Housman, a Bromsgrove solicitor, was born in at the Valley House Fockbury, Worcestershire.

Educated at Bromsgrove School and : Claudia Newton Jackson. “Housman, ,” by his publisher and friend, Grant Richards, is as much about the author as about the subject. Publisher, novelist, gourmet, and dilettante, Mr. Richards has never been able to write so much as a blurb for a book jacket or an advertisement in the Times Literary Supplement which was not partly autobiographical.

This rejection is said to have led to Housman's startling failure at his final examinations; indeed the answer books he turned in were largely empty but for some random scribbling. Housman returned to Oxford the next year to receive a pass degree, but failure to graduate with honors effectively barred him from a life in academia.

results. The sign "Dead End" is seen frequently in the Housman literature. Expectation was sharpened by a sentence or two in the obituary notice in the London Times (2 Maypage 9), which hinted in reference to Housman's first book of poems, "The volume was written under the stress of strong emotion, the secret of which.

A. E. Housman (). “50 Poemas”, p, Editorial Renacimiento 0 Copy quote How clear, how lovely bright, How beautiful to sight Those beams of morning play; How heaven laughs out with glee Where, like a bird set free, Up from the eastern sea Soars the delightful day.

II Alfred Edward Housman (5) was born on Ma"in Worcestershire, not Shropshire." (6) He enjoyed academic success, winning scholarships to King Edward VI Grammar School, Bromsgrove, in his hometown, and to St. John's College, Oxford, where he received a First Class in "Mods," examinations on classical Greek and Latin language and literature.A.

E. Housman: Scholar and Poet Alfred Edward Housman, a classical scholar and poet, was born in Fock bury in the county of Worcestershire, England on Ma His poems are variations on the themes of mortality and the miseries of human condition (Magill ).