Coming Up Tramps

It seems strange now to think that poets were once quite famous, but Dalrymple has written about two such in the last few days. First was A E Housman and now…

Is W H Davies forgotten? I daresay that, such being the impermanence of literary celebrity, you could walk down a busy street in any English-speaking city without passing anyone who had ever heard of him. But Davies was once well-known enough, as much for his life story, a remarkable one, as for his work as a poet, which was nevertheless popular…

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