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Dymock poets

The Dymock poets were a literary group of the early 20th century who made their homes near the village of Dymock in Gloucestershire, England, near to the border with Herefordshire.

Contents

  • Significant figures and events 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

Significant figures and events

The 'Dymock Poets' are generally held to have comprised Robert Frost, Lascelles Abercrombie, Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas, Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, and John Drinkwater, some of whom lived near the village in the period between 1911 and 1914. Eleanor Farjeon, who was involved with Edward Thomas, also visited. They published their own quarterly, entitled 'New Numbers', containing poems such as Brooke's "The Soldier".

Edward Thomas joined the army on 19 July 1915, with the initial rank of private.[1] After just two years, on 9 April 1917, he was promoted to second lieutenant.[1] Shortly after, at the age of thirty- eight, he was killed in the British offensive at Arras by the blast of a shell.[1] The First World War, with the death of Thomas, resulted in the break-up of the community.

Abercrombie, Brooke, Drinkwater and Gibson were poets who had contributed to the


  • Dymock Poets Archive University of Gloucestershire Archives and Special Collections
  • The Friends of the Dymock Poets
  • Dymock Community Website
  • The Edward Thomas Fellowship

External links

Further reading

  1. ^ a b c d
  2. ^ a b c

References

See also

Robert Frost who became the most successful out of the men returned to America on February 13th, 1915. During his career as a poet he received four Pulitzer Prizes and was honored twice by the Senate.[2] During the presidential inauguration of John F. Kennedy, Frost recited his poem “The Gift Outright“.[2] This was the first time that a poet had been honored during an inauguration. On Jan. 29, 1963, Frost died in Boston of complications following an operation.[2]

Harold Monro. Drinkwater had close connections with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre at the Old Rep in Station Street, which opened in 1913. He was its first manager, and wrote several plays for the company, mainly historical pieces and light comedies.

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