Le Gallienne, Richard Thomas

Le Gallienne, Richard Thomas
   Born in Liverpool, of Channel Islands descent, he was educated at Liverpool College and started off in accountancy, then decided on a literary career. From 1888 to 1891, he was secretary to the London actor-manager Wilson Barrett, then he was employed as book reviewer for the Star, using the pseudonym "Log-roller." He became reader for Bodley Head when the firm published his Volumes in Folio in 1889. From 1901 to 1927 he lived in the United States, writing mainly for newspapers and magazines. He spent the last years of his life in the south of France, continuing to write for the American press, mainly about life in Paris, and died at Menton, where he is buried. Some of his other publications: English Poems, 1892. Odes from the Divan of Hafiz, 1903 (translation). New Poems, 1910. The Lonely Dancer and Other Poems, 1913. The Silk-Hat Soldier and Other Poems in War Time, 1915. Some of his poems: "A Ballad of London," "A Melton Mowbray Pork Pie," "Brooklyn Bridge at Dawn," "Death in a London Lodging," "Matthew Arnold," "The City in Moonlight."
   Sources: Aesthetes and Decadents of the 1890s. Karl Beckson, ed. Academy Chicago Publishers, 1981. BookSong. Gleeson White, ed. Elliot Stock, 1893. Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. English Poems by Richard Le Galliene. Bodley Head, 1892. Parodies: An Anthology from Chaucer to Beerbohm - and After. Dwight Macdonald, ed. Modern Library, 1960. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Home Book of Verse for Young Folks. Burton Egbert Stevenson, ed. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1929. The Home Book of Modern Verse. Burton Egbert Stevenson, ed. Henry Holt, 1953. The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse. Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. Oxford University Press, 1971. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia).

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