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By Christopher Stray,D. J. Butterfield

ISBN-10: 0715638084

ISBN-13: 9780715638088

ISBN-10: 1472533607

ISBN-13: 9781472533609

A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was once a guy of many obvious contradictions, such a lot of which stay unresolved a hundred and fifty years after his delivery. immediately a deeply emotive lyric poet and an exact and devoted classical student, he completed repute in either one of those assorted disciplines. even supposing his poetic legacy has obtained a lot scholarly research, and but extra consciousness has been dedicated to reconstructing his inner most existence, no earlier paintings has interested in Housman the classical pupil; but it truly is upon scholarship that Housman so much wanted to depart his mark.

This well timed selection of papers through best students reassesses the breadth and value of Housman's contribution to classical scholarship in either his released and unpublished writings, and discusses how his mantle has been handed directly to later generations of classicists.

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