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Edition of poems that helped to cement Brooke’s reputation as a war poet.

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Rupert Brooke
Born at Rugby, August 3, 1887
Fellow of King’s, 1913
Sub-Lieutenant, R.N.V.R. [Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve], September 1914
Antwerp Expedition, October 1914
Sailed with British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, February 28, 1915
Died in the Aegean, April 23, 1915

Contents:
1914
I. Peace: p. 11
II. Safety: p. 12
III. The Dead: p. 13
IV. The Dead: p. 14
V. The Soldier: p. 15
The Treasure: p. 16

The South Seas
Tiare Tahiti: p. 19
Retrospect: p. 22
The Great Lover: p. 24
Heaven: p. 27
Doubts: p. 29
There’s Wisdom in Women: p. 30
He wonders whether to praise or to blame her: p. 31
A Memory: p. 32
One Day: p. 33
Waikiki: p. 34
Hauntings: p. 35
Sonnet (Suggested by some of the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research): p. 36
Clouds:p. 37
Mutability: p. 38

Other Poems
The Busy Heart: p. 41
Love: p. 42
Unfortunate: p. 43
The Chilterns: p. 44
Home: p. 46
The Night Journey: p. 47
Song: p. 49
Beauty and Beauty: p. 50
The Way that Lovers use: p. 51
Mary and Gabriel: p. 52
The Funeral of Youth: p. 55

Grantchester
The Old Vicarage, Grantchester: p. 59

London: Sidwick & Jackson Ltd., 1915.

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About Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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