Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Olivia Manning||
The title comes from Housman 's Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries, who, heroic in the hour of others' collapse and despair and of their own deaths, saved the sum of things for pay...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Edna St Vincent Millay|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Flora Thompson||
One poem seems to echo A. E. Housman as it commemorates the anniversary of losing a beloved who now lies cold and still in the earth. (It may have been the loss of her brother...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Evelyn Waugh||
Waugh presents himself as having been born into a world of beauty and preparing to die amid ugliness, an exile from the conditions of his childhood and youth.
Having described his...
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(10 September 1964): 836
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Webb||
As a child Mary Meredith (later MW ) wrote stories for her younger brothers and sisters. She first had her writing published after the family moved to Stanton-on-Hine Heath, in the parish magazine.
Davies, Linda. Mary Webb Country. Palmers Press, 1990.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anna Wickham||
The eponymous house is a Shropshire farm belonging to Grandmother and Grandfather Hardy. Some allusion to Housman 's The Shropshire Lad is possible (though AW had personal reasons for her choice, since her paternal grandparents...
|Literary responses||Margaret Kennedy||
The novel's initial favourable reviews came from an earlier generation of authors, including George Moore , A. E. Housman , Thomas Hardy , Arnold Bennett , J. M. Barrie , and H. G. Wells ...
|Literary responses||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
Louis Untermeyer , an early supporter of STW 's poetry, commented favourably on her marked accent,half-modern, half-archaic blend of naivete and erudition, and the low-pitched but tart tone of voice.
He also suggested...
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Editorial Materials”. Sylvia Townsend Warner: Collected Poems, edited by Claire Harman, Carcanet New Press, 1982, pp. xi - xxiii; 275.
|Literary responses||Rosamund Marriott Watson||
William Archer included RMW alongside A. E. Housman , Rudyard Kipling , Alice Meynell , E. Nesbit , and William Butler Yeats in Poets of the Younger Generation (1902).
Her diction is pure, he...
Archer, William. Poets of the Younger Generation. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1902.
|Literary responses||Wendy Cope||
Reviewer Andrew O'Hagan , however, applies a withering pen to WC in a tirade about a general style of anthology which is, he says, frivolous or aimed at the lifestyle or selfhelp markets. His complaint...
In his Foreword to the volume, Sir Shane Leslie finds the influences of Shelley , Yeats , Tennyson , Kipling , Housman , Chesterton , and Fiona MacLeod (pen-name of William Sharp). Yet according to...
|Reception||Lady Margaret Sackville||
Dr Georgina Somerville in The Harp Aeolian, 1953 (a tiny-format book, whose title suggests the poet as passive recipient of divine inspiration, and whose contents are not noted in the MLA Bibliography), offers...
|Textual Features||Philip Larkin||
The central subject is the period which saw the rise of modernism and its assimilation—or not—into the native English tradition,
a tradition represented here by poets from Housman , Hardy , and William Barnes
Motion, Andrew. Philip Larkin: A Writer’s Life. Faber and Faber, 1993.
|Textual Features||Willa Cather||
A. S. Byatt finds in this volume a mournful Arcadian tone, thinly ecstatic, and owing much to Swinburne and Housman .
Byatt, A. S., and Willa Cather. “Introduction”. A Lost Lady, Virago, 2000, p. v - xiv.
|Textual Features||Carol Ann Duffy||
Many poems here feature women answering back to canonical male voices: Liz Lochhead to Donne , Jenny Joseph to W. S. Gilbert , U. A. Fanthorpe to Walt Whitman , Wendy Cope to A. E. Housman
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