Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington (8 July 1892 – 27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet.

Aldington was best known for his World War I poetry, the 1929 novel, Death of a Hero, and the controversy arising from his 1955 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry. His 1946 biography, Wellington, was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

Read more about Richard Aldington:  Early Life, Man of Letters, World War I and Aftermath, Relationship With T. S. Eliot, Later Life, A Savage Style and Embitterment, Works

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