Lascelles Abercrombie

Lascelles Abercrombie (lăs´əlz), 1881–1938, English poet and critic. Complex and cerebral in style, his poetry often expresses his distaste for 20th-century industrialism. His volumes of poetry include Interludes and Poems (1908), Emblems of Love (1912), and Collected Poems (1930). He also wrote influential critical works, notably Thomas Hardy (1912) and The Theory of Poetry (1924).

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The Poems of Lascelles Abercrombie
Lascelles Abercrombie.
Oxford University Press, 1930
The Theory of Poetry
Lascelles Abercrombie.
Biblio and Tannen Publishers, 1968
The Idea of Great Poetry
Lascelles Abercrombie.
M. Secker, 1925
Principles of English Prosody
Lascelles Abercrombie.
Martin Secker, 1923
The Art of Wordsworth
Lascelles Abercrombie.
Oxford University Press, 1952
Contemporary English Literature
Mark Longaker; Edwin C. Bolles.
Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1953
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FREE! Modern British Poetry
Louis Untermeyer.
Harcourt, Brace & Howe, 1920
Librarian’s tip: "Lascelles Abercrombie" begins on p. 174
Authors Today and Yesterday: A Companion Volume to Living Authors
Stanley J. Kunitz; Howard Haycraft; Wilbur C. Hadden.
H.W. Wilson, 1933
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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English
Ian Hamilton.
Oxford University Press, 1996
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