By John Gray,Ian Fletcher
John Henry grey (1866-1934) is healthier remembered because the attainable unique of Oscar Wilde's recognized delusion |The photograph of Dorian Gray|. yet grey used to be himself poet, brief tale author, novelist and translator of a few contrast in addition to an attractive, a operating category dandy, let alone an individual of singular own good looks.
His poetry and prose have lately all started to draw awareness past a small circle. Such critics as Geoffrey Grigson, Bernard Bergonzi, Ruth Z. Temple and Isobel Murray have praised his paintings, whereas the committed hard work of dad Brocard Sewell on Gray's biography has additionally assisted in once again bringing this talented and engaging determine to presence.
One reason behind any such behind schedule reputation is that a lot of Gray's verse was once released in seriously restricted versions or continues to be fugitive. thus, his paintings isn't in simple terms tricky to acquire, however it is very unlikely to work out entire: that's in the past.
In |The Poems of John Gray|, Professor Fletcher, an expert on Nineties scholarship, has assiduously amassed all of Gray's unique verse and translation, aside from his model of Nietzsche. The booklet includes Fletcher's inimitable advent to grey and his paintings, the poems, in addition to distinct notes to the verse.