Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1892-07-08
Death 1962-07-27
GB
English, French

Biographical notes:

Richard Aldington, British poet, novelist and essayist.

From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81650599

From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148171

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed. After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. It was during this time that Aldington began exchanging letters with Count Geoffrey Potocki de Montalk, a writer, scholar, private printer, poet, and exiled Polish artistocrat. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Geoffrey de Montalk letters from Richard Aldington, 1930-1961. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 311867470

English poet and novelist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letters signed (5) : Lisbon, to Carlo Linati, 1932 Nov. 21 and (typewritten letters) 1931-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131459

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal" in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed. After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", is a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Alison Palmer was a resident of Montreal and a friend of Richard Aldington. Their friendship and affectionate correspondence began in 1954, and continued until his death in 1962. She has defended his work and his political opinions publicly, and was referred to affectionately by Aldington in an article as "a widow lady...who is probably a bit cracked, since she collects my firsts and scripts and similar bric-a -brac".

From the description of Alison Palmer collection of Richard Aldington, 1919-1953. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 214085040

Richard Aldington was an English novelist, essayist, satirist, biographer, literary critic, and translator.

From the description of Richard Aldington collection of papers, 1914-1962. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485065

From the guide to the Richard Aldington collection of papers, 1914-1962, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

British poet and biographer.

From the description of Richard Aldington Collection, 1913-1963. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349043

English author.

From the description of Ezra Pound & T.S. Eliot; a lecture (page proof), 1954 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833289

Richard Aldington was friends with Charles and Inez Brooks when they lived in France.

From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1937-1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191731796

Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Richard Aldington notebook, ca. 1920. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 712661801

English writer. Published several volumes of poetry and novels as well as critical and biographical works. His work "Portrait of a genius but..." (1950) is a biography of D. H. Lawrence and "Lawrence of Arabia" (1955) is a bitter denigration of T. E. Lawrence and his career.

From the description of Letters and notebook [manuscript]. 1949-1960. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840728

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed. After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Richard Aldington papers, 1910-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 301601177

From the description of Harry T. Moore collection of Richard Aldington correspondence, 1958-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 301591707

From the description of Eric Warman Collection of Richard Aldington papers, 1932-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 256472799

From the description of Ralph Pinker collection of Richard Aldington papers, 1929-1934. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 311866360

From the description of Alister Kershaw collection of Richard Aldington papers, 1947-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 311867378

Richard Aldington, a British poet of the modernist school, was born in Hampshire and educated at Dover College and London University. In 1913 Aldington married the American poet Hilda Doolittle and two years later.

he published his first volume of poetry, "Imagism," launching a new era in modern poetry. Aldington wrote three novels, as well as critical biographies of D.H. Lawrence, T.E. Lawrence, and Laurence Durrell.

From the description of Papers, 1918-1965. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122646267

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of William Dibben collection of Richard Aldington correspondence, 1947-1956. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 301594874

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Miscellaneous Richard Aldington Material from Eric Warman, 1929-1958. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 256477836

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of P.A.G. Aldington letters from Richard Aldington, 1945-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 311867428

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Selected Richard Aldington correspondence, 1906-1963. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 311867398

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Richard Aldington correspondence to Henry Williamson, 1951-1962. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 276937632

Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 1916-1918 where he was badly gassed.

After the war Aldington published several volumes of poetry including "Images" 1910-1915 (1915), "Images of War" (1919), "A Fool in the Forest" (1925) and "A Dream in Luxembourg" (1930). His successful novel, "Death of a Hero", was a psychological study of a young officer in the First World War. Aldington also wrote controversial biographies of the "Duke of Wellington" (1946) and "D. H. Lawrence "(1950) and an autobiography, "Life for Life's Sake" (1940). Richard Aldington died in 1962.

From the description of Henry Slonimsky collection of Richard Aldington papers, 1913-1959. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 298814883



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Subjects:

  • Authors and publishers
  • French literature--18th century--Translations into English
  • English poetry
  • Authors, British--20th century
  • Books--Reviews
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Imagist poetry
  • English literature--20th century
  • World War, 1914-1918--Fiction
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Imagist poetry.
  • Literature--Translations
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • French literature--18th century--History and criticism
  • World War, 1914-1918

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  • Authors.

Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)