Rupert Brooke


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Noun1.Rupert Brooke - English lyric poet (1887-1915)
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1887: The soldier poet Rupert Brooke (pictured) was born in Rugby.
Mr Henery, from Ian Henery Solicitors based in Willenhall, performed specially commissioned work on the birth of Shakespeare, St George's Day and the death of Rupert Brooke.
1915: Rupert Brooke, English poet, died of blood poisoning on the Greek island of Skyros.1968: The first decimal coins appeared in Britain.
A Rupert Brooke B Wilfred Owen C Isaac Rosenberg D Seigfried Sassoon 11.
Rupert Brooke, the son of a schoolmaster, was born in Rugby, Warwickshire, on August 3, 1887.
In a note left at Private Parr's resting place, the Prime Minister quoted a line from The Soldier, a poem by Rupert Brooke. It reads: "There is in that rich earth a richer dust concealed."
Of all the British war poets of the First World War, and even of all the martyred ones, what made Rupert Brooke exceptional, asks Miller, how did he achieve a mythical status during the war such that between 1914 when died and 1920, his poetry and prose sold more than 100,000 copies in Britain alone.
The war poet Rupert Brooke is remembered both for his poignant verses written during WWI and, sadly, because he died so young.
POETRY IN PROPERTY The war poet Rupert Brooke is remembered both for his poignant verses written during WWI and, sadly, because he died so young.
And there, in this little ghost-forgotten nook of the worldso emblematic as to almost be reminiscent of the English countryside even to someone who had never visited it beforeyou can sense the presence of Rupert Brooke, the World War I sonneteer who lived in Grantchester while studying at King's College and then died, 102 years ago this week, on his way to Gallipoli.
It is not surprising, then, that Rupert Brooke's "War Sonnets" are not included in the anthology, his only contribution being one short poem written just before the war, and furthermore that perhaps the most prominent recorder of suffering, Wilfred Owen, is utterly absent.
TV and radio personalities including Christine Bleakley, Vernon Kay and Kate Garraway also deliver poems by literary heroes such as Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke and Rudyard Kipling.