John Drinkwater

(1882—1937) poet and playwright

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a prolific poet, dramatist, critic, and actor. His work appeared in all five volumes of Georgian Poetry, and was collected in 1933 in Summer Harvest. He wrote many plays, including Abraham Lincoln (1918), Oliver Cromwell (1921), Mary Stuart (1922), and a successful comedy Bird in Hand (1927). He also wrote stories and plays for children, and many critical works.

Subjects: Literature.

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