Bradley, Andrew Cecil (M)

b. 26 March 1851. d. 2 September 1935. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Prominent literary scholar and poet. Alternative signature: “A. C. Bradley.” Son of an evangelical preacher. Educated at Cheltenham College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he was influenced by his tutor Thomas Hill Green. Enthusiastic supporter of Giuseppe Mazzini. Professor at University College, Liverpool, and then at the University of Glasgow. Elected to the Oxford Professorship of Poetry in 1901. Supported the Workers’ Educational Association and the English Association, and campaigned to establish English literature as an accessible school and higher education subject. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Sea-Shell 1868-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14224
II. “Fair land, fair love, to new hope born new-blessed” 1872-11 The Dark Blue Poet 13841
I. “This is the day, which in Time’s teeming womb” 1872-11 The Dark Blue Poet 13840
IV. “Thou that art fire within our souls, O Soul” 1872-11 The Dark Blue Poet 13843
III. “But thou, though prison-bars thy feet confine” 1872-11 The Dark Blue Poet 13842