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A Shropshire Lad – A. E. Housman

Tytuł:

A Shropshire Lad

Autor:

A. E. Housman

Wydawnictwo:

Collector's Library

Rok wydania:

2017

Okładka:

twarda

ISBN:

9781509843220

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Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector’s Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector’s Library are books to love and treasure.

Evocative of 'the blue remembered hills’ of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman’s A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman’s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside.

Inspirational for generations of readers, A Shropshire Lad, with its sweeping themes of youth and love, has found its way into the canon of English folksong and has been set to music by composers George Butterworth, John Ireland and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

This beautiful Macmillan Collector’s Library edition features the superb wood engravings of the Vorticist artist and illustrator Agnes Miller Parker, and is accompanied by an afterword by Dr David Butterfield, Editor of the Housman Society Journal.

Informacje dodatkowe

Tytuł:

A Shropshire Lad

Autor:

A. E. Housman

Wydawnictwo:

Collector's Library

Rok wydania:

2017

Okładka:

twarda

ISBN:

9781509843220