Gordon Bottomley

(1874—1948) poet and playwright

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poet. His first volume of poems, The Mickle Drede, appeared in 1896, and his work was included in E. Marsh's first volume of Georgian Poetry in 1912. Poems of Thirty Years (1925) show the marked influence of Shelley. Of his poetic plays King Lear's Wife (1915) and Gruach (1921) were the most successful.

Subjects: Literature.

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