Who is T. Sturge Moore

Thomas Sturge Moore (4 March 1870 – 18 July 1944) was a British poet, author and artist.


Sturge Moore was born at 3 Wellington Square, Hastings, East Sussex, on 4 March 1870 and educated at Dulwich College, the Croydon School of Art and Lambeth School of Art. In Lambeth he studied under the wood-engraver Charles Roberts. He was a long-term friend and correspondent of W. B. Yeats, who was to describe him as "one of the most exquisite poets writing in England". He was also a playwright, writing a Medea influenced by Yeats' drama and the Japanese Noh style. As a wood-engraver and artist he designed the covers for poetry editions of Yeats and others.He was a prolific poet and his subjects included morality, art and the spirit writing in a 'severely classica...
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    ‘Flowers nodding gaily, scent in air,
    Flowers posied, flowers for the hair,
    Sleepy flowers, flowers bold to stare--'
    ‘O pick me some!'...
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Hair 1 Sea 1 Tree 1 Blue 1 King 1 Bold 1 Clear 1 Hear 1 Brown 1 Tear 1

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Nathanfrancis__: "break free, my soul, good manners are thy tomb!" poems:
Nlireland: includes items designed by artists jack b yeats, elizabeth corbet yeats, eileen booth, dorothy blackham, t sturge moore, lady glenavy, robert gregory, a.e [russell], elinor monsell and edmund dulac.
Johnstonglenn: james joyce organized an international protest against samuel roth's unauthorized publication of ulysses. on jan 16 1927 he informed harriet weaver that five writers were refusing to sign; yeats, t sturge moore and stephens did add their signatures, but shaw and pound did not.
Wvmierlo: for all you t. sturge moore fans out there. i've just published a short critical bio of tsm for the yellow nineties website, a quintessential resource for the study of the 1890s.
Wvmierlo: first edition of yeats's the winding stair with the original dustjacket designed by t. sturge moore for £465 seems a steal.
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How happy I was if I could forget
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