A. E. Housman, the Scholar-poet

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"Hailed in Britain as a literary event, this important biography of A. E. Housman - based on extensive research and a wealth of never-before-published material - will be the definitive work on this scholar-poet for years to come. Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936) is best known for his first volume of poems, A Shropshire Lad, in print continually since it was first published in 1896. A classical scholar, he was a man of many interests, including botany, astronomy, English and American literature, and astrology. Yet he was an enigma even to his closest friends." --From jacekt

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Contents

Background and Early Years
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Poems 1892July 1894
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A Classical Scholar
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