Mark Akenside

Mark Akenside

About Mark Akenside

Mark Akenside was an english poet and physician. Akenside's poems was better when it was subjected to more severe metrical rules. His odes are rarely lyrical in the strict sense, but they are dignified and often musical. By 1911 his works were little read. Here are some of his best known poems.
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Edmund Gosse described him as "a sort of frozen Keats".

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