Author:Laurence Housman

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Laurence Housman
British playwright; younger brother of the poet A. E. Housman; first worked as a book illustrator

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "L. Ho."

Laurence Housman


  • Victoria Regina (Play)
  • Little Plays of St.Francis
  • Prunella (Play with H. Granville Barker)
  • Angels and Ministers (Play)
  • Echo De Paris (Play)
  • The Chinese Lantern (Play)
  • Ye fearful Saints (Play)
  • Cornered Poets (Play)
  • Palace Scenes (Play)
  • Pains and Penalties (Play)
  • Trimblerigg (Satire)
  • Life of HRH The Duke of Flamborough (Satire)
  • The New Child's Guide to Knowledge (Verse)
  • Moonshine and Clover (Fairy Story)
  • A Doorway in Fairyland (Fairy Story)
  • Turn Again Tales (Fairy Stories)
  • What O'Clock Tales (Fairy Stories)
  • Gods and Their Makers (Novel and Story)
  • All-fellows and the Cloak of Friendship (Novel and Story)
  • The Sheepfold (Novel and Story)
  • King John of Jungalo (Fiction)
  • The Love Concealed (Poem)
  • The Unexpected Years (Autobiography)
  • The Golden Sovereign (A Fictional work about the period of Queen Victoria - First published in 1937 by Jonathan Cape UK)


The venture; an annual of art and literature Housman, Laurence; Maugham, W. Somerset ed. London : John Baillie. 1903. (transcription project)


  • "The Reflected Faun" in The Yellow Book, 1 (1894), p. 117

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Works about Housman[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1959, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 63 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.