Housman, Alfred Edward

Housman, Alfred Edward
(b. 1859)
   Scholar, etc. A Shropshire Lad (1896), ed. Juvenal and other classics.

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  • Housman, Alfred Edward and Laurence — (1859 1959)    • Alfred Edward, the elder brother, 1859 1936    Born in Fockbury, Shropshire, he was educated at Bromsgrove School and St. John s College, Oxford, where he gained first class honors in classics in 1879. He failed to obtain honors… …   British and Irish poets

  • Alfred Edward Housman — (* 26. März 1859 in Fockbury, Grafschaft Worcestershire; † 30. April 1936 in Cambridge), normalerweise bekannt als A. E. Housman, war ein englischer Gelehrter und Dichter, der am besten für seinen 1896 erschienenen Gedichtband A Shropshire Lad… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alfred Edward Housman — Nacimiento 26 de marzo de 1859 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alfred Edward Housman — (pronEng|ˈhaʊsmən; 26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936), usually known as A.E. Housman, was a classical scholar and English poet best known for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad . Lyrical and almost epigrammatic in form, the poems were mostly written …   Wikipedia

  • Alfred Edward Housman — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Houseman. Alfred Edward Housman Alfred Edward Housman (parfois orthographié Houseman) est un poète britannique, né le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alfred Edward Housman — ➡ Housman * * * …   Universalium

  • Alfred Edward Housman — noun English poet (1859 1936) • Syn: ↑Housman, ↑A. E. Housman • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • HOUSMAN (A. E.) — HOUSMAN ALFRED EDWARD (1859 1936) Poète et érudit anglais. On discerne chez Housman une sincérité exigeante, scrupuleuse, intensifiée et maîtrisée à la fois par un pessimisme stoïque et par une réserve orgueilleuse, mais aussi les frustrations… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Edward — /ed weuhrd/, n. 1. Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall ( The Black Prince ), 1330 76, English military leader (son of Edward III). 2. Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile.… …   Universalium

  • Alfred — /al fred, frid/, n. a male given name: from the Old English words meaning elf and counsel. * * * I known as Alfred the Great born 849 died 899 King of Wessex (871–99) in southwestern England. He joined his brother Ethelred I in confronting a… …   Universalium