HOUSMAN 1897-1936 by Grant Richards

HOUSMAN 1897-1936

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An interpretation of a not easily known man, justly and objectively rendered as a portrait of a kindly, sensitive, formal English don and poet who does not lend himself to familiarity. Richards was his publisher for over forty years, and from letters, notes, reminiscences, he recreates the man as author, gourmet, traveler, ascetic -- precise, unworldly, fastidious, shy. Closes with an analysis of his work...

Publisher: Oxford