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Author: A. S. F. Gow
ISBN: 0838314236
Language: English
Category: History & Criticism
Publisher: Haskell House Pub Ltd; New edition edition (June 1, 1972)
Rating: 4.1
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According to Gow, Housman (when teaching at University College London where . Gow, A. S. A. E. Housman: A Sketch Together with a List of his Writings and Indexes to his Classical Papers (Cambridge 1936).

According to Gow, Housman (when teaching at University College London where, unlike Cambridge, he had students of both sexes) could never remember the names of his female students, maintaining that "had he burdened his memory by the distinction between Miss Jones and Miss Robinson, he might have forgotten that between the second and fourth declension"  .

At Trinity, Gow was a colleague and friend of A. Housman, on whose works he became an authority. He was Housman's literary executor, and published a book about his friend shortly after Housman's death. Gow's principal subject as a scholar was the Greek bucolic poet Theocritus, his works on whom remain a core source for modern students of the poet.

Free books to read or listen online in a convenient form, a large collection, the best authors and series. Housman was one of the best-loved poets of his day, whose poems conjure up a potent and idyllic rural world imbued with a poignant sense of loss. They are expressed in simple rhythms, yet show a fine ear for the subtleties of metre and alliteration. His scope is wide - ranging from religious doubt to intense nostalgia for the countryside.

Aldington, Richard, A. Housman and W. B. Yeats, Peacock Press, 1955. Empson, William, Some Versions of Pastoral, New Directions, 1960. Gow, Andrew S. Housman, Macmillan, 1936. Bourne, Jeremy, The Westerly Wanderer: A Brief Portrait of . Housman Author of "A Shropshire Lad" 1896-1996, Housman Society, 1996. Graves, Richard Perceval, A. Housman: The Scholar-Poet, Scribner, 1979.

This volume constitutes the authorized canon of . Housman's verse as it was established in 1939. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Housman (Author).

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E. Housman: A Sketch. A study of A. Housman by his friend and colleague A. F. Gow, first published in 1936 just months after Housman's death. Gow. Download Free Books Downloader.

Housman was educated first at King Edward's School, Birmingham, then Bromsgrove School, where he acquired a strong academic . His younger colleague A. Gow quotes examples of these attacks, noting that they "were often savage in the extreme

Housman was educated first at King Edward's School, Birmingham, then Bromsgrove School, where he acquired a strong academic grounding and won prizes for his poetry. In 1877 he won an open scholarship to St John's College, Oxford, where he studied classics. Although by nature rather withdrawn, Housman formed strong friendships with two roommates, Moses Jackson and A. W. Pollard. Gow quotes examples of these attacks, noting that they "were often savage in the extreme. Gow also relates how Housman intimidated his students, sometimes reducing them to tears.

Alfred Edward Housman (26 March 1859 - 30 April 1936) was an English poet and classical scholar, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad. Housman was counted one of the foremost classicists of his age, and has been called "one of the few real and great scholars anywhere at any time

Gow was a colleague of Housman's at Cambridge. His memoir is a dutiful but chaste appreciation by a friend and admirer who was probably as close as one could get to the frequently lonely Housman.

Gow was a colleague of Housman's at Cambridge. Much of the text consists of a list of Housman's writings as well, which would come in handy for a genuine classics scholar (which I ain't). The best parts of this are Gow's quotes from Housman's scholarly work. could be savage with those whose work h This was an enormous amount of fun, in its way.

A sketch of the author of "Shropshire Lad" together with a list of his writings and indexes to his classical papers.

THIS TITLE IS CITED AND RECOMMENDED BY: Books for College Libraries; Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature; Catalogue of the Lamont Library, Harvard College.