Complete Poetical Works

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9781406782448 - Complete Poetical Works - Francis Thompson
9781406782448 - Complete Poetical Works - Francis Thompson
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Complete Poetical Works

A fantastic collection of poems by a true master of the form. Francis Thompson was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home in 1888, and in 1893 he published his first poetry book.

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This vintage book contains the complete poetical works of Francis Thompson. They include: “Poems On Children”, “Daisy”, “The Poppy”, “To Monica Thought Dying”, “The Making Of Viola”, “To My Godchild”, “To Olivia”, “Little Jesus”, “Sister Songs”, “Love In Dian’s Lap”, “Proemion”, etc. Francis Thompson (1859–1907) was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home in 1888, and in 1893 he published his first book, “Poems”. A fantastic collection of poems by a true master of the form. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with a chapter from Benjamin Franklin Fisher’s “Francis Thompson, Essays” (1917).

Book Details

Author

Francis Thompson

Imprint

Ragged Hand - Read & Co.

ISBN

9781406782448, 9781443732239

Formats Available

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Pages

374

Publication Date

01 January 2017

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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