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Rupert Brooke

Poet (3-Aug-1887 — 23-Apr-1915)


Maurice Browne. Recollections of Rupert Brooke. Chicago, IL: Alexander Greene. 1927. 64pp.

Keith Hale (editor). Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 1998. 304pp.

Christopher Hassall. Rupert Brooke: A Biography. London: Faber and Faber. 1964. 557pp.

Michael Hastings. Rupert Brooke: The Handsomest Young Man in England. London: Michael Joseph. 1967. 235pp. Titled after Yeats' description of Brooke.

Nigel Jones. Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth. Blake/Metro Publishing. 1999. 473pp.

Geoffrey L. Keynes. A Bibliography of Rupert Brooke. London: Hart-Davis. 1954. 147pp. 2nd edition, 1959. 3rd edition, 1964.

Geoffrey L. Keynes (editor). The Letters of Rupert Brooke. London: Faber and Faber. 1968. 709pp.

William E. Laskowski. Rupert Brooke. New York: Twayne. 1994.

John Lehmann. The Strange Destiny of Rupert Brooke. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. 1980. 178pp.

Walter de la Mare. Rupert Brooke and the Intellectual Imagination. London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 1919. 42pp.

Robert Brainard Pearsall. Rupert Brooke: The Man and Poet. Amsterdam: Rodopi N. V.. 1974. 174pp.

Mike Read. Forever England: The Life of Rupert Brooke. Trafalgar Square Publishing. 1997. 288pp.

Timothy Rogers. Rupert Brooke: A Reappraisal and Selection from His Writings, Some Hitherto Unpublished. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1971. 232pp.

Arthur Stringer. Red Wine of Youth: A Life of Rupert Brooke. Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill. 1948. 287pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.138)

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.35)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.98)

  7. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.93)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.69)

  9. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.48)

  10. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.67)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.33)

  12. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.89)

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