HENLEY, WILLIAM ERNEST


HENLEY, WILLIAM ERNEST
   poet and critic, author of a "Book of Verses" and "Song of the Sword," in which he reveals superior powers as a poet, and of a volume entitled "Views and Reviews," in which he evinces discriminative criticism of the highest order; he has edited, along with T. F. Henderson, in a workmanlike style, the "Centenary Edition of the Poetry of Burns," accompanied it with a "Life of the Poet," and a characterisation somewhat damping to the prevailing enthusiasm in connection with the poet; b. 1849.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Henley, William Ernest — born Aug. 23, 1849, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng. died July 11, 1903, Woking, near London British poet, critic, and editor. After a tubercular disease forced the amputation of one foot and radical surgery on the other leg, Henley began… …   Universalium

  • Henley, William Ernest — (1849 1903)    He was born and educated in Gloucester, where he was the pupil of Thomas Edward Brown (see entry). Tuberculosis necessitated the amputation of one foot in 1867, then in 1873 he underwent surgery at Edinburgh under Dr. Joseph Lister …   British and Irish poets

  • Henley, William Ernest — (23 ago. 1849, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Inglaterra–11 jul. 1903, Woking, cerca de Londres). Poeta, crítico y editor británico. Después de que una tuberculosis obligó a que le amputaran un pie y a que le practicaran una cirugía radical en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Henley, William Ernest — (1849 1903)    Poet and critic, b. at Gloucester, made the acquaintance of Robert Louis Stevenson (q.v.), and collaborated with him in several dramas, including Deacon Brodie, and Robert Macaire. He engaged in journalism, and became ed. of The… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • William Ernest Henley — William Ernest Henley. William Ernest Henley (* 23. August 1849 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire; † 11. Juli 1903 in Woking, Surrey) war ein englischer Schriftsteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Ernest Henley — William Ernest Henley. William Ernest Henley *(23 de agosto de 1849 †11 de julio de 1903) fue un poeta inglés. Nació en Gloucester, Inglaterra. De niño sufrió tuberculosis, lo que finalmente resultó en la amputación de una pierna y 1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Ernest Henley — (23 août 1849 11 juillet 1903) est un poète, critique littéraire et éditeur britannique. Né à Gloucester, il a reçu une …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Ernest Henley — Infobox Writer name = William Ernest Henley imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthname = birthdate = 23 August 1849 birthplace = Gloucester, England deathdate = death date and age|1903|7|11|1849|8|23 deathplace = occupation = Poet, critic and… …   Wikipedia

  • William Ernest Henley — (23 de agosto de 1849 11 de julio de 1903) fue un poeta inglés. Nació en Gloucester, Inglaterra. De niño sufrió tuberculosis, lo que finalmente resultó en la amputación de una pierna y 12 meses de recuperación en la famosa Enfermería de Edinburgo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • William Ernest Henley — n. (1849 1903) English poet and editor and critic …   English contemporary dictionary


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