Jean Moorcroft Wilson on Edward Thomas: From Adlestrop to Arras

Jean Moorcroft Wilson is an eminent literary biographer, a lecturer at Birkbeck College and a leading expert on First World War Literature. She is the author of biographies of Siegfried Sassoon, Charles Hamilton Sorley and Isaac Rosenberg and the niece of Virginia Woolf.e extraordinary life of a poetic genius. Talk followed by signing at Brendon Books at 7.00 pm on Thursday 28 May.

Edward Thomas‘Edward Thomas’s poems were not published until some months after his death, but they have never since been out of print. Described by Ted Hughes as ‘the father of us all’, Thomas’s distinctively modern sensibility is probably the one most in tune with our twenty-first century outlook. He occupies a crucial place in the development of twentieth century poetry.’

To purchase tickets contact Brendan books, email: brendonbooks@gmail.com
Telephone: 01823 337742 Fax: 01823 324529  tickets are priced at £8.00

 

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