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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke
photograph Q 71073
from the collections of the
Imperial War Museums
(source: wikimedia)
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English poet known for his war sonnets written during WWI; also known for his handsome boyish looks (Yeats declared him the handsomest young boy in England, which is not small thing); was one of the top figures among the Georgian Poets; belonged also (together with Frost and others) to the circle of Dymock poets; his best known poem is The Soldier, written in 1914 (info source: wiki)

(A Life in Books)



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