Norman Ault

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Norman Ault (December 17, 1880 – February 6, 1950)[1] was a book illustrator and writer, now known best as a compiler of anthologies.

He wrote children’s literature with his wife Lena, who died in 1904. He later was noted as a scholar of English poetry of the seventeenth century, and Alexander Pope.

Works[edit]

  • The Rhyme Book (1906) with Lena Ault
  • The Podgy Book of Tales with Lena Ault
  • Dreamland Shores (1920)
  • Life In Ancient Britain 1920
  • The Poet's Life Of Christ (1923) editor
  • Elizabethan Lyrics: From The Original Texts (1925) anthology
  • Seventeenth Century Lyrics: From The Original Texts (1928) anthology
  • Pope's Own Miscellany (Nonesuch Press, 1935)
  • The Prose Works of Alexander Pope: The Earlier Works, 1711-1720 (1936)
  • A Treasury of Unfamiliar Lyrics (1938) anthology
  • A New Light on Pope (1949)
  • Alexander Pope Minor Poems (1954) editor, completed by John Butt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Papers of T. Norman Ault". Bodleian Library at Oxford University.