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Shooting a bat, and other poems.

T. R. Henn

Shooting a bat, and other poems.

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Published by Golden Head Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination42p.,23cm
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23131514M

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Thomas Rice Henn (–) was an Irish literary critic. Life. Henn was born in Albert House, County Sligo, Ireland and educated in Fermoy and later at Aldenham School before gaining an Exhibition at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, where he was elected Fellow in He was Senior Tutor, –47, and President, – He served in the British army in the Second.

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She has won numerous awards, Born: June 7, (age 76), Knoxville, Tennessee. A companion to the Canadian illustrator's acclaimed edition of The Cremation of Sam McGee (). As Donald Hall pointed out in his afterword to Thayer's Casey at the Bat (p. /C), Service's poems were ""a late recitable anomaly""--a splendid throwback to the 19th-century story poems that lent themselves so well to sharing aloud.

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