Edward Thomas by Richard Emeny
A Life in Pictures

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Edward Thomas ranks as one of the foremost poets of the twentieth century, both in his own poetry and in his influence on subsequent poets. ‘He is the father of us all,’ asserted Ted Hughes. This book combines the story of his life until his death at the Battle of Arras in 1917 with numerous illustrations, including photographs, printed material and original letters, many of which have never been published before. The book will add to what is already known of Thomas and his family before and after his death by putting his biography into a visual and historical context.
 

About Richard Emeny

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Richard Emeny read English at Merton College, Oxford, and has had a particular interest in Edward Thomas, his contemporaries and historical context. He has written or edited books on or by Thomas such as Edward Thomas on the Georgians, Four and Twenty Blackbirds and co-edited a checklist of Thomas's works.
 
Published October 1, 2017 by Enitharmon Press. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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