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Selected Poetry of Harold Monro (1879-1932)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Aspidistra Street
  2. Bitter Sanctuary
  3. The Earth for Sale
  4. Lovers in a London Shadow
  5. Midnight Lamentation
  6. Milk for the Cat
  7. Strange Meetings
  8. Suburb
  9. Unknown Country
  10. The Virgin
  11. Week-End

Biographical information

Given name: Harold Edward
Family name: Monro
Birth date: 14 March 1879
Death date: 16 March 1932
Nationality: English
Family relations
          wife: Dorothy Elizabeth Browne (from 1903 to 1916)
          wife: Alida Klemantaski (from 1920)
Languages
          English
          French
Education
          St. Peter's College, Radley
          Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge: 1898 to 1901
Literary period: modern
Occupations
          Bookseller
          Man of Letters
          Journal Editor
Residence: London
Illnesses
          Blindness
          alcoholism
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Buried at: Cremated, ashes placed at the root of a young oak tree.
First RPO edition: 2004