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Sir Edward Howard Marsh

(1872—1953) civil servant and patron of the arts


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(1872–1953),

classicist, scholar. Between 1912 and 1922 he edited five highly influential volumes of Georgian Poetry. He was a friend and executor of R. Brooke whose Collected Poems (1918) he edited. He made many translations of classical and French authors; and in 1939 published A Number of People, reminiscences of his many friends in the literary and political worlds.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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