Terence, this is stupid stuff
by A.E. Housman
Terence, this is stupid stuff Resources
Here's a good quick biography of A.E. Housman in case you're curious.
Here's more Housman info from the mighty Victorian Web, a great resource for learning about the culture of nineteenth-century England.
Here's a BBC movie with Helen Mirren (!) inspired by a Housman poem called "Blue Remembered Hills."
Check out this video about Shropshire (the place that inspired Housman's poetry) and its literary life. It's full of awesome Brits.
We really like this guy's voice, and his chilled-out approach to the poem.
Check out Mary Poppins reading another great Housman poem.
This sculpted head in the Louvre is supposed to represent the ancient King Mithridates.
A great shot of the poet, looking very much like the wise old scholar he was.
We like the suit.
If you're hungry for more Housman, here's where to find it!
Get the full scoop on the man behind the poems!
Here it is, in case you want to see what "Terence" would have looked like in its original version.