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The Poetry of Robert W. Service

Ed Begley

The Poetry of Robert W. Service

The Shooting of Dan McGrew, the Cremation of Sam McGee, the Law of the Yukon and Others

by Ed Begley

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Published by Harper Audio .
Written in English

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  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11183414M
    ISBN 100694501654
    ISBN 109780694501656

    Poetry Robert W Service: he may well have been the most widely read poet of the century – Charles Linburgh allowed himself a book of one of Service’s poems as luggage on his epic flight across the Atlantic in the Spirit of St Louis, and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother is known to be a fan of his work. , the town of.   This expansive edition of the poetry of Robert Service includes his most beloved works, including The Spell of the Yukon and Ballads of a Cheechako, in one beautiful hardbound collection. Perfect for fans of Jack London and Rudyard Kipling, Service’s work is readable verse that will appeal to adventurers, nature-lovers, and : Penguin Publishing Group.

    Robert William Service (Janu – Septem ) was a poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (; also published as The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses). Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and of St Antony's College, Oxford. He has written several books, including the highly acclaimed Lenin: A Biography, Russia: Experiment with a People, Stalin: A Biography and Comrades: A History of World Communism, as well as many other books on Russia's past and present.

    Get this from a library! Robert W. Service: selected poetry and prose. [Robert W Service; Michael Gnarowski] -- " Robert W. Service is a fresh selection of the most interesting and significant works of the author with a biographical introduction and a select bibliography of additional readings"- . Through this poem, Robert Service explain that when life is though, be determine to survive, don't be a quitter! Publié il y a 2nd November par Charlotte Service-Longepe Libellés: Poetry.


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Born in Lancashire, England to a bank cashier and an heiress, poet Robert William Service moved to Scotland at the age of five, living with his grandfather and three aunts until his parents moved to Glasgow four years later and the family reunited. He wrote his first poem on his sixth birthday, and was educated at some of the best schools in Scotland, where his interest in.

The "Canadian Kipling," Robert W. Service was a mild-mannered bank clerk whose early famous Yukon poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," and "The Cremation of Sam McGee" gave contemporary readers the impression that he was one of /5(11).

This expansive edition of the poetry of Robert Service includes his most beloved works, including The Spell of the Yukon and Ballads of a Cheechako, in one beautiful hardbound collection. Perfect for fans of Jack London and Rudyard Kipling, Service’s work is readable verse that will appeal to adventurers, nature-lovers, and historians/5().

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His father, also Robert Service, was a banker from Kilwinning, Scotland who had been transferred to England. At five years old Robert W. Service went to live in Kilwinning with his three maiden aunts and his paternal grandfather, who was the town's postmaster. Buy a cheap copy of Collected Poems of Robert Service book by Robert W.

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He was schooled in Scotland, attending Hillhead High School in Glasgow. He moved to Canada at the age of 21 when he gave up his job working in a Glasgow bank, and traveled to Vancouver Island, British Columbia with his Buffalo Bill outfit and /5.

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Yet his most popular works were. Here you will find a collection of famous poems of Robert William Service. The list is ordered alphabatically. The list is ordered alphabatically. You can also browse other poems on different poem type using the poem types shown on the right side. Looking for books by Robert W.

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The Cremation Of Sam McGee. Canine Conversation. By Robert W. Service About this Poet Born in Lancashire, England to a bank cashier and an heiress, poet Robert William Service moved to Scotland at the age of five, living with his grandfather and three aunts until his parents moved to.

Songs of a Sourdough is a book of poetry published in by Robert W. the United States, the book was published under the title The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses. The book is well known for its verse about the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon a decade earlier, particularly the long, humorous ballads, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation.

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SERVICE and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Robert W. Service. Robert William Service was born on Janu in Lancashire, England. At the age of five he went to live with his grandfather and aunts in Scotland until he was nine.

His growing family was reunited at this time. Robert William Service studied English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow. This expansive edition of the poetry of Robert Service includes his most beloved works, including The Spell of the Yukon and Ballads of a Cheechako, in one beautiful hardbound collection.

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