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By Rupert Brooke,Keith Hale,Henry James

ISBN-10: 0615845215

ISBN-13: 9780615845210

Rupert Brooke was once a guy of his time, simply no longer the fellow that Winston Churchill and the early Brooke Trustees made him out to be. He was once introduced a major disservice via being classified a "war poet," and was once dealt extra injustice whilst critics pushed aside his poetry as indifferent from his existence adventure. This quantity starts with a brand new advent by way of Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in a few aspect. The amassed Poems and Letters from the USA are then awarded of their entirety including the unique advent to the letters by way of Henry James.
When Rupert Brooke died of blood poisoning on his approach to struggle the Turkish forces at Gallipoli in 1915, his associates in England have been speedy to show him right into a nationwide hero--a patriotic image of the numerous younger males of britain going to warfare. That Brooke had lately released 5 sonnets glorifying patriotic sacrifice did a lot to advertise his legend. That his acquaintances integrated Winston Churchill, Anthony Asquith, and basic Ian Hamilton did much more. to keep up the patriotic legend after the struggle, Brook’s biography was once altered past reputation. during this quantity, a few of that incorrect information is corrected, leaving the poems to be learn via a brand new lens.

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