Item description for 1914 & Other Poems by Rupert Brooke...
"If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England" Written shortly before Rupert Brooke's death in 1915, these words were to place him alongside Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon in the realm of great war poets. Yet 1914 & Other Poems also shows another side to Brooke: the loves, hopes and fears of a young man whose life and career were to prove tragically brief. 'The South Seas' series documents Brooke's stay in Tahiti, whilst 'Grantchester' is a humorous evocation of homesickness for a now-lost village life.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.27" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Jeremy Mills Publishing
ISBN 1905217323 ISBN13 9781905217328
Availability 114 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 11:20.
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More About Rupert Brooke
Keith Hale is author of the novels Clicking Beat on the Brink of Nada and Letters to a Shooting Star. He has edited an anthology of gay literature from antiquity through the First World War (Ode to Boy), a collection of Lord Byron's love poetry for boys (Edleston), a collection of Rupert Brooke's letters that had been sealed for eighty years due to their homosexual themes (Friends and Apostles), and editions of poetry by Shakespeare, Housman, and Brooke. Hale wrote the first and perhaps only account of gay life in the Balkans before the walls of Communism crumbled in his travelogue In the Land of Alexander, and he explored how the military's ban on gays affected the life of one ROTC cadet in his book Torn Allegiances. Hale is a native of Arkansas and also has made his home in Austin, Amsterdam, and Guam.