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Rupert Brooke
(1887-1915)

Rupert BrookeBorn in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, Rupert Brooke was educated at King's College, University of Cambridge. During World War I, Brooke was commissioned in the British Royal Naval Division, fighting with them at Antwerp in 1914. He died of blood poisoning en route to Gallipoli. Poems, his first collection of poems, was published in 1911. Personal experiences of his visit to the United States and Canada are detailed in Letters from America, published in 1916.


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