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Georgian poets


33 People in sitter grouping:

Georgian Poetry was a series of 5 anthologies published between 1911 and 1922 by Harold Edward Monro and edited by Edward Marsh. The title of the anthologies reflected the accession of George V and the dawn of a new, poetic age. Those considered to be Georgian poets were strictly defined by having their work published in one of the anthologies. Poets including Walter de la Mare and Siegfried Sassoon were motivated by the desire to make poetry more accessible to the wider public. With a lyrical and romantic view, many poets looked to the countryside for inspiration and material. Despite their progressive aspirations, many of the poets associated with the group were still working within the confines of the Victorian era and later became associated with a romantic conservatism.

Harold Edward Monro

Harold Edward Monro

1879-1932
Poet, editor and bookseller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Sturge Moore

Thomas Sturge Moore

1870-1944
Poet and wood-engraver
Sitter in 6 portraits
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Thomas Moult

1885-1974
Poet, critic, editor, novelist and lecturer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

1893-1944
Poet
Sitter in 5 portraits
Frank James Prewett

Frank James Prewett

1893-1962
Canadian poet
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Sir Peter Courtney Quennell

Sir Peter Courtney Quennell

1905-1993
Writer and editor
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Ronald Ross

Sir Ronald Ross

1857-1932
Discoverer of the mosquito cycle in malaria
Sitter in 12 portraits
Edward Richard Buxton Shanks

Edward Richard Buxton Shanks

1892-1953
Author
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Fredegond Shove (née Maitland)

Fredegond Shove (née Maitland)

1889-1949
Poet
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir John Collings Squire

Sir John Collings Squire

1884-1958
Poet and literary editor
Sitter in 12 portraits
James Stephens

James Stephens

1880-1950
Poet and novelist
Sitter in 26 portraits
Walter James Redfern Turner

Walter James Redfern Turner

1889-1946
Writer
Sitter in 40 portraits
Francis Brett Young

Francis Brett Young

1884-1954
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 14 portraits