Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915

Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915



Rupert C. Brooke was born on August 3, 1887 in Rugby, England. He was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He died on February 28, 1915 from an infected mosquito bite while sailing with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

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Rupert Brooke correspondence and writings

Identifier: MS-138
Date(s): 1906 to 1915
Abstract Rupert Brooke (1885-1915), poet. The papers of Rupert Brooke contain correspondence regarding his travels and writings and a memorial volume of his works. Correspondents include Albert Rutherston, William Rothstein, Harold Monro, John Collings Squire, Arthur Eckersley, John Drinkwater, Edward Howard Marsh, Gilbert Murray, James Strachey, Charles Kay Ogdon and the firm of E. Mathews. A manuscript of a 1911 edition of his "Poems" including "Mary and Gabriel," "John Donne," "The Busy Heart,"...