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A Shropshire lad

by A. E. Housman

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Published by P. Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.E. Housman
SeriesRiccardi Press booklets
ContributionsMedici Society, Riccardi Press,
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [2], 48 p. ; 23 cm
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14042074M
OCLC/WorldCa3476033

It was in this atmosphere of “purple patches and fine phrases” that there appeared A Shropshire Lad, a slender volume containing sixty-three short poems—some only eight lines long—written. Oct 19,  · Synopsis Evocative of ‘the blue remembered hills’ of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman’s A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman’s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside.

A Shropshire Lad contains 63 poems by Housman which talk about mortality and living life to the full. © Saland Publishing (P) Saland Publishing. More from the same. I listened to this whilst following the book and found the number of mistakes quite off-putting, especially when it changed the meaning of the line or ruined the metre. My expectations for this poem cycle were confounded. I'd got it into my head that A Shropshire Lad was a rural idyll about bucolic farm boys, milk maids and nostalgic reveries about "blue remembered hills". As there is practically none of that ("blue remembered hills" notwithstanding), I'd obviously constructed this false image myself based on nothing more than the title of the collection/5(12).

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