Clough, Arthur Hugh
Amours de Voyage,the dialogues
Dypsichus,and the tales
Mari Magno.He is perhaps best known for the short lyric,
Say not the struggle naught availeth,and as the subject of Arnold's elegy,
Thyrsis.Skeptical, somewhat cynical, Clough was closer in spirit to the 20th cent. than to the 19th. His poetry reveals not only his doubts about religion and about himself but also his awareness of the social and intellectual problems of his day. Clough's sister,
See his complete poems (ed. by H. F. Lowry et al., 1951); his letters (ed. by F. L. Mulhauser, 1974); biography by K. C. Chorley (1962); studies by W. E. Houghton (1963), E. B. Greenberger (1970), and R. K. Biswas (1972).
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