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The collected poems of Rupert Brooke

Brooke, Rupert

The collected poems of Rupert Brooke

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by George Edward Woodberry and a biographical note by Margaret Lavington.
ContributionsWoodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930., Lavington, Margaret.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6003 .R4 1930
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 3-193 p.
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6750886M
LC Control Number30031415
OCLC/WorldCa2575216

It is by excellent taste, and by style, that the poet here overcomes its early difficulties. He took the long way home, sailing across the Pacific and staying some months in the South Seas. John Lucaswho thereafter became something of a mentor to him. A year later, he attended King's College, Cambridge, where he was known for his striking good looks, charm, and intellect.

Reality was, perhaps, what he most dearly wished for; here he achieved it. Terms and conditions of the sale Payment with order. He was also known for his boyish good looks, which it is alleged prompted the Irish poet William Butler Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England. Fitzgerald's Eleanor seems to have thought Brooke was a materialist, but I find his voice most attractive when he pursues, much like Ezra Pound, the music and meaning of ritual.

The book has no index. While critics viewed Brooke's poetry as too sentimental and lacking depth, they also considered his work a reflection of the mood in England during the years leading up to World War I. I think some of his poems like the sonnets are some of the best I have ever read in fact I even have lines from one on my inner arm "Love is flung Lucifer-like Because of erosion in the open air, it was removed from the cemetery in and replaced by a more permanent marker.


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The collected poems of Rupert Brooke book

But I have to admit some of his poems were a bit difficult to follow along with. In many another sonnet he won the laurel; but if I were to venture to choose, it is in the dramatic handling of the sonnet that he is most individual and characteristic.

Brooke published his first poems in ; his first book, Poems, appeared in Because of erosion in the open air, it was removed from the cemetery in and replaced by a more permanent marker. Sweet, after sting and bitter kiss of sea-water, The pale Lethean wine within thy chalices!

Nonetheless, still probably one of the best poetry collections to ever be printed. He was also known for his boyish good looks, which it is alleged prompted the Irish poet William Butler Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England.

So, too, the poem, entitled " Sleeping Out ," charms me and stirs me with its golden clangors and crying flames of emotion as it mounts up to "the white one flame," to "the laughter and the lips of light.

The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

He opens eyes Slowly, to one long livid oozing plain Closed down by the strange eyeless heavens. Brooke was romantically involved with the actress Cathleen Nesbitt and was once engaged to Noel Olivier, whom he met, when she was aged 15, at the progressive Bedales School.

Brooke suffered a severe emotional crisis incaused by sexual confusion and jealousy, resulting in the breakdown of his long relationship with Ka Cox Katherine Laird Cox.

The most charming image of Brooke's readership must be the brief early days of the relationship between Amory and Eleanor, when she said he looked like Rupert Brooke, and he tried to play the part, as they sat arm in arm and read to each other from "Grandchester" and "Tahiti.

None of the relationships were long lasting. It reads: "My subject is War, and the pity of War. No one could have wished for a quieter or a calmer end than in that lovely bay, shielded by the mountains and fragrant with sage and thyme.

It is a sonnet of a sea-sick person in mock distress over whether to choose to think about a loved one or to yield to being sea-sick: And still the ship rolls. Most critics seem now to feel that if he is not as great as many would wish him considered, he is also still under-appreciated.

During his trip, he wrote essays about his impressions for the Westminster Gazette, which were collected in Letters From America Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Last revised: Apr Summary This book represents the American edition of Brooke's collected poems and is introduced by George Edward Woodberry, an American critic of poetry.

Magee idolised Brooke and wrote a poem about him "Sonnet to Rupert Brooke". The friendships he made at school and university set the course for his adult life, and many of the people he met - including George Mallory - fell under his spell.

If payment is not made within 2 days of purchase or best offer being acceptedan unpaid case will be opened. John Lucaswho thereafter became something of a mentor to him. On April 23,after taking part in the Antwerp Expedition, he died of blood poisoning from a mosquito bite while en route to Gallipoli with the Navy.

Rupert Brooke experienced a minor resurgence in interest last yearthe centennial of his death. A table of contents of titles follows the introduction. Commentary Born inRupert Brooke was a English poet most widely known for his sonnet, "The Soldier" with the strikingly proleptic first line, "If I should die, think only this of me.

Even in "Retrospect," what actuality! Reading through his collected poems like listening to a very pleasant, slightly old-fashioned album of music, his distinctive image system flowing from light to dark, through the forest and up into the sky and stars and flaming night of the moon, and always back again to "you," the lithe woman with the mouth, and eyes, and feet.

She was our Mother. Ninety-four poems - all rhymed and almost all of them formal - are thematically arranged on pages.Magee is best known for his poems "High Flight" and "Sonnet to Rupert Brooke".

F. Scott Fitzgerald 's debut novel, This Side of Paradise (), opens with the quotation "Well this side of Paradise! There's little comfort in the wise.

— Rupert Brooke". Rupert Brooke is also referenced in other parts of the sylvaindez.com of death: Sepsis. The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke () The Poetical Works of Rupert Brooke () Prose. Lithuania: A Drama in One Act () John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama () Letters From America () Democracy and the Arts () The Prose of Rupert Brooke () The Letters of Rupert Brooke () Rupert Brooke: A Reappraisal and Selection From His Writings, Some Hitherto.

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE - Brooke, Rupert. Author: Brooke, Rupert Published by: Philip Lee Warner Published date: Description: Hardback. Very good condition. Leather bound book, with raised bands to spine; gilt title and sylvaindez.com Rating: % positive.

The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke by Rupert Brooke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at sylvaindez.com The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable. Get this from a library! The collected poems of Rupert Brooke. [Rupert Brooke; George Edward Woodberry; Margaret Lavington] -- These 82 ecstatic poems from the heritage and chronicle of a handsome British youth who died in the Great War.

Collected Poems by Rupert Brooke