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A. E. Housman

Definition of the noun a. e. housman

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  1. English poet (1859-1936)

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Google previewA William Faulkner Encyclopedia (1999)

by Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek

and more obliquely to poem IX, Last Poems (see Meriwether, "A. E. Housman"). The speaker of Housman's most famous poem, "To an Athlete Dying Young," is a representative of the community or town comparable to some narrator-elegists in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Poetry (2015)

by Robert R. Watson

Work Author:A. E. Housman A. E. Housman masterfully uses irony in this short poem, which may have been inspired by a German press report calling British professional soldiers "mercenaries," as opposed to soldiers conscripted or ...

Google previewThe Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia (2003)

by M. Keith Booker

and in chapter 16, "when the pessimism of A. E. Housman once again proved irresistible," Obi reaches a second time for ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2008)

by Ned Sherrin

A. E. Housman ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of North American Classicists (1994)

by Ward W. Briggs, American Philological Association

A. E. Housman (1859-1936) , as often, minced no words: "American scholars are mere grammarians and collectors ...

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I, a stranger and afraid, in a world I never made. (A.E. Housman)
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