Lascelles Abercrombie

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Birthday
9, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 27, 1938 (57)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 27, 1938 (57)

About

British poet and literary critic associated with the Georgian and Dymock Poets. His works include Emblems of Love, Speculative Dialogues, and Mary and the Bramble.

Before Fame

He studied at Malvern College and at the University of Manchester. He published his first poetry book, Interludes and Poems, in 1908.

Trivia

He was chosen over J.R.R. Tolkien in 1922 for an English professorship at the University of Leeds.

Family Life

His son Michael had a career in cellular biology, and his brother Patrick was an architect.

Associated With

He, like renowned poet Robert Frost, was a member of a literary group known as the Dymock Poets.

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