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Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward) 1859-1936

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Works: 1,891 works in 4,317 publications in 5 languages and 66,773 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Song cycles  Music  Chamber music  Songs  Art music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Other, Librettist, Author of introduction, Honoree, Composer, wal, Correspondent, Illustrator, Engraver
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A Shropshire lad by A. E Housman( Book )

448 editions published between 1887 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-three short poems by the English poet showing a young lad's reactions to love, beauty, friendship, and death as he approaches manhood
Collected poems by A. E Housman( Book )

91 editions published between 1915 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the texts, authorized in 1939, of the modern British writer's poems and classical translations, providing insight into his literary style and concerns
The collected poems of A.E. Housman by A. E Housman( Book )

87 editions published between 1056 and 1986 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the whole and definitive edition of A.E. Housman's poetic work
The name and nature of poetry by A. E Housman( Book )

67 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last poems by A. E Housman( Book )

83 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned poet A.E. Housman published only two volumes of poetry during his lifetime: A Shropshire Lad, for which he is best remembered, and the equally eloquent Last Poems (1922). Both collections explore many of the same themes. Housman introduced this book, “I publish these poems, few though they are, because it is not likely that I shall ever be impelled to write much more. Another book, More Poems, was published shortly after his death in 1936
Complete poems; centennial ed. with an introd by A. E Housman( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected prose by A. E Housman( Book )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housman was not only a poet but also a master of a highly individual prose style. Here is a selection of Housman's writings, both scholarly and general, gathered from periodicals and other out-of-the-way sources, which decisively confirms his reputation as a prose stylist. The prefaces, the adversaria and the reviews, in particular, give even the layman an idea of the precision and the penetration of exact scholarship. Housman's comments and judgments on other men illuminated his own nature: withdrawn, austere, even crusty, yet gentle with the unassuming; ruthless in exposure of arrogance and pretension
The making of A Shropshire lad : a manuscript variorum by A. E Housman( Book )

9 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript poems; eight hundred lines of hitherto uncollected verse from the author's notebooks by A. E Housman( Book )

22 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry lovers everywhere, and devotees of A.E. Housman in particular, will recognize a major literary event in the publication of this volume, for it makes available for the first time some 800 lines of hitherto unpublished poetry by the well-loved autho
The classical papers of A.E. Housman by A. E Housman( Book )

21 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete collection, in three volumes, of the classical articles and reviews of A.E. Housman. These papers were originally published between 1882 and 1936 in a variety of academic journals, many of which are now difficult to obtain. The editors have checked and, where necessary, supplemented and updated all the references and corrected errors in them, but have otherwise presented each paper, in full, with the minimum of editorial comment. At the end of Volume III there are very elaborate and comprehensive indexes of passages, words and topics discussed by Houston. The Kleine Schriften of great scholars are among the most important and useful tools of the classicist's trade. This edition will be of the first importance among such collections and will provide an essential work of reference. Housman's known virtues as a textual critic are decisively confirmed and emphasized now that his papers can be seen in one complete and connected sequence
Introductory lecture, delivered before the faculties of arts and laws and of science in University College, London, October 3, 1892 by A. E Housman( Book )

21 editions published between 1892 and 1937 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confines of criticism : the Cambridge Inaugural, 1911 by A. E Housman( Book )

26 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To be sung upon the water : song cycles by Dominick Argento( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Wenlock edge : a cycle of six songs for tenor voice with acc. of pianoforte, and string quartett ad lib by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

46 editions published between 1911 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems and selected prose by A. E Housman( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Britse hoogleraar, classicus en auteur Housman was een gekneusde en eenzame homoseksueel die zijn gevoelens slechts in zijn poëzie tot uiting heeft gebracht
English songs by Shura Gehrman( )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passing by by Jake Heggie( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 6 ; In the fen country ; On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

4 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Annaei Lucani Belli civilis libri decem by Lucan( Book )

37 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of A.E. Housman by A. E Housman( Book )

19 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Shropshire lad
Alternative Names
A. E. H. 1859-1936

A. E. Housman

A. E. Housman britisk poet

Alfred Edward Housman britisk poet

Alfred Edward Housman Brits auteur

Alfred Edward Housman brittisk poet

Alfred Edward Housman englischer Altphilologe und Dichter

Alfred Edward Housman poeta e filologo inglese

Alfredus Eduardus Housman

H A. E.

Houseman A. E.

Houseman A. E. 1859-1936

Houseman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936

Housman A. E.

Housman A. E. 1859-1936

Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936

Housman Alfred Edward

Housman, Alfred Edward 1859-1936

Алфред Едуард Хаусман

Хаусман, Альфред Эдвард

Хаусмен А. Э

Хаусмен А. Э. 1859-1936

אלפרד אדוארד האוסמן

אלפרד אדוארד האוסמן סופר בריטי

האוסמן, אי. אי.

האוסמן, אלפרד אדוארד 1859-1936

آلفرد إدوارد هاوسمان

آلفرد ادوارد هاوسمن شاعر بریتانیایی

အေအီး ဟောက်စ်မန်

アルフレッド・エドワード・ハウスマン

ハウスマン, A. E.

阿尔弗雷德·爱德华·豪斯曼

Languages
English (1,119)

Latin (36)

German (4)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Collected poemsThe collected poems of A.E. HousmanThe name and nature of poetryLast poemsCollected poems and selected proseThe letters of A.E. HousmanThe invention of love