Alfred Austin

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Born in Leeds, Austin was a journalist with The Standard and covered the situation in a number of war zones. He was also a poet and wrote literature. After the death of  Tennyson he eventually became Poet Laureate after other, perhaps  more renowned  poets, were looked over. 

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ALFRED AUSTIN (1835-1913)
The Human Tragedy
A volume of poetry by Austin, The Human Tragedy includes a thirty page introduction On the Position and prospects of Poetry, in which Austin muses ...
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