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Reading

Core Reading

Users of this website would find the experience is greatly enhanced by having access to the following sources, although they are not essential:

  • Caesar, A. (Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2008), ‘Brooke, Rupert Chawner (1887–1915)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32093, accessed 21 Oct 2014]
  • Delany, P. (1987), The Neo-Pagans: Friendship and Love in the Rupert Brooke Circle, London: Macmillan
  • Hale, K. (1998), Friends and Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, New Haven and London: Yale University Press
  • Hassall, C. (1964), Rupert Brooke: a Biography, London: Faber
  • Keynes, G. (ed.) (1968), The letters of Rupert Brooke, London: Faber and Faber
  • Marsh, E. (1918), Rupert Brooke: A Memoir, London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Limited

Recommended Reading

The following sources will be of interest to those who wish to study Rupert Brooke and his contemporaries in more depth:

  • Beckett, L.C. (2015), The Second I Saw You: The True Love Story of Rupert Brooke and Phyllis Gardner, London: British Library
  • Das, S. (2013) Reframing First World War poetry [http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/reframing-first-world-war-poetry, accessed 23 Mar 2015]
  • Delany, P. (2015), Fatal Glamour: The Life of Rupert Brooke, Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press

Further sources

The following sources relate to Rupert Brooke and his peers but their subject matter is less directly relevant to the content of this website than the core reading listed above:

Online biographies

The following sources were used while this website was being created and may be of interest to some users of the website:

  • Harris, P. (ed.) (1991) Song of Love: the Letters of Rupert Brooke and Noel Olivier, London: Bloomsbury
  • Palmer, Alan and Palmer, Veronica (1987), Who’s Who in Bloomsbury, Brighton: Harvester
  • Tate Archive (2003) Archive Journeys: Bloomsbury [http://www2.tate.org.uk/archivejourneys/bloomsburyhtml/, accessed 22 October 2014]
  • A Register of Admissions to King’s College 1797-1925, 2nd edition, London: J. Murray
  • Bell, Anne Olivier (ed) (1981) The Diary of Virginia Woolf; Volume I: 1915-19, Harmondsworth: Penguin
  • Paul Addison, ‘Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874–1965)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2014 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32413, accessed 13 Nov 2014]
  • BBC History, Margaret Thatcher [http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/people/margaret_thatcher, accessed 23 Mar 2015]
  • Nicola Beauman, ‘Forster, Edward Morgan (1879–1970)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/33208, accessed 18 Nov 2014]
  • Alec Cairncross, ‘Keynes, John Maynard, Baron Keynes (1883–1946)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34310, accessed 19 March 2015]
  • Matthew Grimley, ‘Inge, William Ralph (1860–1954)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34098, accessed 17 Nov 2014]
  • John Guest, ‘Hassall, Christopher Vernon (1912–1963)’, rev. Clare L. Taylor, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2010 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/33752, accessed 13 Nov 2014]
  • Reginald Hackforth, ‘Cornford, Francis Macdonald (1874–1943)’, rev. David Gill, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32571, accessed 19 March 2015]
  • Sir Edward Howard (1872–1953)’, rev. Mark Pottle, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34892, accessed 13 Nov 2014]
  • Geoffrey Keynes, ‘Cornford , Frances Crofts (1886–1960)’, rev. Sayoni Basu, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2014 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32570, accessed 13 Nov 2014]
  • Shannon R. McBriar (2004; online edn, Oct 2006), ‘Dickinson, Lowes Cato (1819–1908)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32818, accessed 21 Oct 2014]
  • David McKitterick, ‘Keynes, Sir Geoffrey Langdon (1887–1982)’, rev. Stephen Lock, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2014 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/31310, accessed 17 Nov 2014]
  • D. E. Martin (2004; online edn, May 2010), ‘Dickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes (1862–1932)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32815, accessed 21 Oct 2014]
  • H. C. G. Matthew, (2004; online edn, Sept 2011) ‘Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/30483, accessed 21 Oct 2014]
  • Dany Nobus, ‘Strachey, James Beaumont (1887–1967)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/52777, accessed 17 Nov 2014]
  • Alan Packwood (ed.) Sir Winston Churchill: A biography [https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/archives/collections/churchill-papers/churchill-biography/, accessed 18 Feb 2015]
  • Ben Pimlott, ‘Dalton, (Edward) Hugh Neale, Baron Dalton (1887–1962)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32697, accessed 19 March 2015]
  • Nigel Scaife, ‘Dent, Edward Joseph (1876–1957)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32787, accessed 20 Nov 2014]
  • Reynolds Stone, ‘Raverat , Gwendolen Mary (1885–1957)’, rev. James Hamilton, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2014 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/35685, accessed 13 Nov 2014]
  • S. P. Rosenbaum, ‘Strachey, (Giles) Lytton (1880–1932)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/36338, accessed 17 Nov 2014]

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