Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas in 1905

Edward Thomas (March 3, 1878 – April 9, 1917) was an English writer who became known for his war poetry. One of his most famous poems is The Sign-Post.1

Works

Poetry

  • Six Poems (1916) Under pseudonym Edward Eastaway
  • Poems (1917)
  • Last Poems (1918)
  • Collected Poems (1920)
  • Two Poems (1927)
  • The Poems of Edward Thomas (1978)
  • Edward Thomas: A Mirror of England (1985)

Novels

  • The Happy-Go-Lucky Morgans (1913)

Children’s books

  • Four and Twenty Blackbirds (1915)

Biographies/Criticism

  • Richard Jefferies, His Life and Work (1909)
  • The Feminine Influence on the Poets (1910)
  • Maurice Maeterlinck (1911)
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne, A Critical Study (1912)
  • George Borrow, The Man and His Books (1912)
  • Lafcadio Hearn (1912)
  • Walter Pater, A Critical Study (1913)
  • The Life of the Duke of Marlborough (1915)
  • Keats (1916)
  • A Literary Pilgrim in England (1917)

Essays

  • Horae Solitariae (1902)
  • Beautiful Wales (1905)
  • The Heart of England (1906)
  • The South Country (1909)
  • Rest and Unrest (1910)
  • Light and Twilight (1911)
  • The Last Sheaf (1928)

Other works

  • The Woodland Life (1897)
  • Oxford (1903)
  • Rose Acre Papers (1904)
  • Windsor Castle (1910)
  • The Tenth Muse (1911)
  • Celtic Stories (1911)
  • The Isle of Wight (1911)
  • Norse Tales (1912)
  • The Icknield Way (1913)
  • The Country (1913)
  • In Pursuit of Spring (1914)
  • Cloud Castle and Other Papers (1923)
  • The Childhood of Edward Thomas (1938)
  • The Friend of the Blackbird (1938)
  • The Prose of Edward Thomas (1948)
  • A Pilgrim and Other Tales (1992)

Letters

  • The Letters of Edward Thomas to Jesse Berridge: With a Memoir by Jesse Berridge (1983)
  • Letters to America, 1914-1917 (1989)
  • Letters to Helen: And an Appendix of Seven Letters to Harry and Janet Hooten (2000)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Edward Thomas.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 31, 2020.

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