James Elroy Flecker Birth:
He attended Dean Close School, then Uppingham School from 1901 to 1902. He attended Trinity College, at Oxford from 1902 to 1906, and he attended Caius College, Cambridge form 1908 to 1910.
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James Elroy Flecker Occupations:
James Elroy Flecker was a teacher and a vice-counsel, in addition to being a poet and a playwright.
James Elroy Flecker Quotes:
Student of our sweet
Read out my words at night, alone:
I was a poet, I was young."
"For lust of knowing what should not be known,
We take the Golden Road to Samarkand."
"What is life without jam?"
"The poet's business is not to save the soul of man but to make it worth saving."
James Flecker Brief Biography:
James Elroy Flecker was a British poet and playwright. His works include: "The Golden Journey to Samarkand" (1913), "Hassan" (1922), and "Don Juan" (1925).
With Flecker's life cut tragically short at the age of 30, he has been compared to John Keats. Early on he studied oriental languages, and this knowledge affected his works, which included poetry, short stories, nonfiction, plays, and fiction.