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T. E. Hulme

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(1883–1917), poet, essayist, and (in his own phrase) ‘philosophic amateur’, whose reaction against Romanticism and advocacy of the ‘hard dry image’ influenced Imagism. His essay ...

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A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

..., T. E. [ Thomas Ernest Hulme ] ( 1883–1917 ) British philosopher , poet , and aesthetician An Introduction to Metaphysics [by Henri Bergson ] ( 1913 ) Non-Fiction Speculations ( 1924 ) Non-Fiction...

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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..., edited by S. Hynes , was published in 1955 . Biographical and critical studies include Michael Roberts 's T. E. Hulme ( 1938 ) and Alun R. Jones's The Life and Opinions of T. E. Hulme ( 1960...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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...Robert. The Short Sharp Life of T. E. Hulme . London, 2002. A recent biography that sheds light on Hulme's personal life and relationships. Jones, Alun R. The Life and Opinions of T. E. Hulme . London, 1960. An essential biography and early republication of Hulme's writing. Krieger, Murray. “The Ambiguous Anti-Romanticism of T. E. Hulme.” ELH 20 (1953): 300–314. An early attempt to resolve many of the apparent contradictions in Hulme's philosophy and aesthetics. Levenson, Michael H. A Genealogy of Modernism: A Study of English Literary Doctrine,...

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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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...tendencies of much British post-war poetry. T. S. Eliot considered them ‘some of the finest short poems in the English language’. Speculations: Essays on Humanism, and the Philosophy of Art , ed. Herbert Read (Kegan Paul, 1924 ; last repr. 1987 ) contains a selection from Hulme's prose and the five poems that comprise ‘The Complete Poetical Works’ ; more poems and fragments, with textual details, are published in The Life and Opinions of T. E. Hulme , by Alun R. Jones (Gollancz, 1960 ); see also T. E. Hulme , by Michael Roberts (Faber, 1938, repr....

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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (4 ed.)

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..., T. E. ( Thomas Ernest ) ( 1883–1917 ) Poet , essayist , and (in his own phrase) ‘philosophic amateur’. His reaction against Romanticism and advocacy of the ‘hard dry image’ influenced imagism . His essay ‘Romanticism and Classicism’ defines Romanticism as ‘spilt religion’, and predicts a new ‘cheerful, dry and sophisticated’ poetry; similarly, in the visual arts, he predicted the triumph of precise, abstract geometric form. Only six of his poems were published in his lifetime. Five of these, and essays on Henri Bergson , were published in Alfred...

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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...and modernist had considerable influence on the development of 20th‐century taste; T. S. Eliot described him in 1924 as ‘classical, reactionary and revolutionary…the antipodes of the eccentric, tolerant and democratic mind of the end of the century’, and Hulme's stress on original sin and man's ‘extraordinarily fixed and limited nature’ finds echoes in Eliot's own work. See Robert Ferguson , The Short Sharp Life of T. E. Hulme ...

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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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..., T. E. ( Thomas Ernest ) ( 1883–1917 ) British writer ( a poet , critic , essayist , and—in his own phrase—‘philosophic amateur’). He studied at Cambridge University but was sent down in 1904 for brawling. Thereafter he travelled widely, but he lived mainly in London, where he became friendly with many avant-garde artists. Hulme advocated the creation of a ‘new geometrical and monumental art making use of mechanical forms’, and he was a supporter of several artists in the Vorticist circle, notably his friend Epstein , who described him as...

T. E. Hulme

T. E. Hulme  

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(1883–1917),poet, essayist, and (in his own phrase) ‘philosophic amateur’, whose reaction against Romanticism and advocacy of the ‘hard dry image’ influenced Imagism. His essay ‘Romanticism and ...
Margaret of Hulme

Margaret of Hulme  

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(d. 1170),i.e. Hoveton St John, near St Benet's Hulme (Norfolk), venerated as a martyr. She was buried in the abbey church. Feast: 22 May.William Worcestre, 228–9
Michael Walter Flinn

Michael Walter Flinn  

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(1917–83)Flinn was born 22 October 1917 at Fallowfield, Manchester, and died 29 September 1983 in Gloucestershire. After attending William Hulme’s Grammar School, Manchester, he worked for a cotton ...
Marx and the Bible.

Marx and the Bible.  

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What did Karl Marx (1818–1883) make of the Bible? Was it a book that he knew and used? Did the Bible have any influence on him, a person who became ...
Jack Hulme

Jack Hulme  

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(d. 1988), British amateur photographer,born and resident in the mining village of Fryston, West Yorkshire. He took up photography as a teenager, using a camera bought from a second‐hand ...
Keri Hulme

Keri Hulme  

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(1947– ),New Zealand poet and novelist, author of The Bone People (1985, Booker Prize), a poetic, impassioned account of the relationship between Kerewin Holmes and a mute wild boy, Simon Gillalyey, ...
bone people

bone people  

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(1983),is the award-winning novel by Keri Hulme. It was published by the Spiral Collective, after other publishers had required changes and cuts. It then won the New Zealand Book ...
Kaihau, Te/The Wind eater

Kaihau, Te/The Wind eater  

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A collection of stories by Keri Hulme, was published in 1986 (Victoria University Press). The collection sold poorly despite the fact that a number of the stories were written contemporaneously ...
Toytown

Toytown  

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Setting for the children's stories of S. G. Hulme Beaman (1886–1932), first published in 1925 and in 1929 adapted for Children's Hour on radio; Toytown, inhabited by Larry the Lamb and his friends, ...
Larry the Lamb

Larry the Lamb  

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In the Toytown stories of S. G. Hulme Beaman (1886–1932), the well-meaning but ineffectual lamb whose customary bleating apology is, ‘I'm only a little lamb.’
Christian Blackshaw

Christian Blackshaw  

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(b Cheadle Hulme, 1949).Eng. pianist. Début, London 1969. First prize Casella Int. Pf. Comp., Naples, 1974.
Choirboys

Choirboys  

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This heavy rock group was formed in Sydney, Australia in the late 70s and comprised Brad Carr (guitar), Ian Hulme (bass), Mark Gable (vocals) and Lindsay Tebutt (drums). The band ...
Anne Perry

Anne Perry  

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(1938– ),is a prolific and popular British-based author of detective mysteries. Born Juliet Hulme in Liverpool, England, and suffering much disruption in childhood from ill health and separation from ...

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