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Brooke, Rupert Chawner
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Brooke, Rupert Chawner

(August 3, 1887, Rugby, Warwickshire – April 23, 1915, off Skyros, Greece), English poet. While studying at King’s College (Cambridge) from 1906 to 1909, Brooke was an active member of the Fabian Society (an association of British Intellectuals with socialist leanings) and became a popular focal figure for a circle of friends and nature lovers (“Neo-Pagans”) that had emerged from the youth movement. After travelling through Europe and North America he spent some considerable …

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Reimann, Aribert, “Brooke, Rupert Chawner”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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