John Cornford

Standard Name: Cornford, John
Used Form: Rupert John Cornford

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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Cornford
Frances Cornford gave birth to her second child, Rupert John Cornford , who grew up to become in his short lifetime a better-known poet than she was.
Cornford, John, and Frances Cornford. “Chronology and Introduction”. Understand the Weapon, Understand the Wound, edited by Jonathan Galassi, Carcanet New Press, 1976, pp. 9 - 17.
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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Cornford
Frances Cornford 's son, the poet John Cornford , was killed at barely twenty-one while with the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War.
Cornford, John, and Frances Cornford. “Chronology and Introduction”. Understand the Weapon, Understand the Wound, edited by Jonathan Galassi, Carcanet New Press, 1976, pp. 9 - 17.
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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Cornford
Frances Cornford 's grandson James , son of John Cornford (who was eight years dead), came to Cambridge to live with her as her adoptive son.
Cornford, Hugh, Gwen Raverat, Christopher Cornford, Frances Cornford, Gwen Raverat, and Christopher Cornford. “Frances Cornford 1886-1960”. Selected Poems, edited by Jane Dowson and Jane Dowson, Enitharmon Press, 1996, p. xxvii - xxxvii.
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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Cornford
Rupert John Cornford was named after Rupert Brooke , who had died eight months earlier, and John Swan , a miner who met the Cornfords through the Workers' Educational Association .
Delany, Paul. The Neo-Pagans: Rupert Brooke and the Ordeal of Youth. Free Press, 1987.
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Family and Intimate relationships Christina Stead
CS enjoyed the company of men and needed to be admired. Blech tolerated her flirtations, and a probable affair with the roving journalist and political activist Ralph Fox . Fox died (with John Cornford ...
Literary responses Frances Cornford
Her son John , a Modernist poet concerned with social issues, criticised Frances Cornford for her reluctance to deal with unpoetical subject matter: I wonder, how much of your poetry is shaped by tradition...
Textual Production Frances Cornford
Cornford's papers are kept at the British Library .
Dowson, Jane, Gwen Raverat, Christopher Cornford, Frances Cornford, Gwen Raverat, and Christopher Cornford. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Jane Dowson and Jane Dowson, Enitharmon Press, 1996, p. xiii - xxv.
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Some of her letters have been published in Understand the Weapon, Understand the Wound, an edition of the works of her son John Cornford .
Textual Production Michelene Wandor
Since the early 1990s, MW has turned her attention to music. Her libretti and radio plays include works based on poems by John Cornford , John Milton , and Ariosto : Spain, first performed...

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