A Shropshire Lad

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9781528715539 - A Shropshire Lad - A. E. Housman
9781528715539 - A Shropshire Lad - A. E. Housman
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A Shropshire Lad

First published in 1896, this book contains sixty-three poems which quickly became popular—particularly among young readers—when first published. A fantastic collection of classic countryside poetry that will appeal to fans and collectors of Housman’s wonderful work.

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SKU: 9781528715539 Categories: Poetry & Drama | Poetry |

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First published in 1896, “A Shropshire Lad” contains sixty-three poems which quickly became popular—particularly among young readers—when first published. Alfred Edward Housman (1859–1936), also known as A. E. Housman, was an English poet and classical scholar considered to be one of the greatest scholars to have ever lived. He is most famous for this collection of lyrical poems which evoke the travails and disappointments of English youth in the countryside. A fantastic collection of classic countryside poetry that will appeal to fans and collectors of Housman’s wonderful work. Contents include: “From Clee To Heaven The Beacon Burns”, “Loveliest Of Trees, The Cherry Now”, “Leave Your Home Behind, Lad”, “Wake: The Silver Dusk Returning”, “Oh See How Thick The Goldcup Flowers”, “When The Lad For Longing Sighs”, “When Smoke Stood Up From Ludlow”, etc. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition with specially curated introductory material.

Book Details

Author

A. E. Housman

Imprint

Ragged Hand - Read & Co.

ISBN

9781528715539, 9781528789776

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Pages

78

Publication Date

26 May 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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