A. E. Housman Quotes (77 quotes)




A. E. Housman
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No. 9, st. 7. - Last Poems (1922)


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Born: March 26, 1859

Died: April 30, 1936 (aged 77)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, classicist

Bio: Alfred Edward Housman, usually known as A. E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.

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