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Friends and Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914 By Keith Hale Rupert Brooke James Strachey,

  • Title: Friends and Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914
  • Author: Keith Hale Rupert Brooke James Strachey
  • ISBN: 9780300070040
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The correspondence between the poet Rupert Brooke 1887 1915 and his friend James Strachey, later the primary English translator of the works of Sigmund Freud, appears in print here for the first time As well as their shared interest in politics, literature, art and theatre, the letters deal often and explicitly with the subject of homosexuality and with the sometimes scThe correspondence between the poet Rupert Brooke 1887 1915 and his friend James Strachey, later the primary English translator of the works of Sigmund Freud, appears in print here for the first time As well as their shared interest in politics, literature, art and theatre, the letters deal often and explicitly with the subject of homosexuality and with the sometimes scandalous activities of many of their close circle Brooke and Strachey compare observations of fellow members of the exclusive Cambridge Apostles which included James brother Lytton Strachey, John Maynard Keynes, E M Forster and Bertrand Russell , of mutual Bloomsbury friends such as Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell and George Mallory and of such fellow Fabian Socialists as Hugh Dalton and Beatrice Webb The correspondence provides important new biographical, psychological and cultural insights into Rupert Brooke and his poetry, and reveals the complexities of the man behind the heroic legend that his early death inspired.
    Friends and Apostles The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey The correspondence between the poet Rupert Brooke and his friend James Strachey later the primary English translator of the works of Sigmund Freud appears in print here for the first time

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    1. As we approach the centennial anniversary of Brooke s death, the poet has been on my mind of late This is my second favorite book written by or about Brooke In this book, readers get to know him better than in any other collection of his letters or in any biography The editor, Keith Hale, has added so much helpful material to the volume that, as another reviewer pointed out brilliantly, it almost reads like a Brooke auto biography Hale also is responsible for the book that I would rate even high [...]

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