A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems

A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman


Introduction by: Nick Laird
Notes by: Archie Burnett
Revised by: Archie Burnett
Afterword by: John Sparrow

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140424744
  • 256 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A wonderful collection from one of England’s best-loved poets

One of the most admired poets of his day, A. E. Housman wrote poems that conjure a potent and idyllic rural world imbued with a poignant sense of loss. Expressed in simple rhythms, they show a fine ear for the subtleties of meter and alliteration and touch on subjects ranging from religious doubt to intense nostalgia. This volume brings together A Shropshire Lad and Last Poems, along with many posthumous selections and three translations of extracts from Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides that display Housman’s mastery of classical literature.

A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems

A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems

A.E. Housman, Introduction by: Nick Laird, Notes by: Archie Burnett, Revised by: Archie Burnett, Afterword by: John Sparrow

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