Dowson
biographical name Ernest Christopher 1867-1900 English lyric poet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dowson — is a surname, and may refer to Ernest Dowson (1867 1900), British poet John Dowson, historian of India Murray Dowson (1915 ?), Canadian Trotskyist Philip Dowson (b.1924), British architect Ross Dowson (1918 2002), Canadian Trotskyist David Dowson …   Wikipedia

  • Dowson — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Dowson (1820–1881), britischer Historiker und Orientalist Walter John Dowson (1887–1963), britischer Pflanzenpathologe Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dowson — This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, it can be a metronymic form of the medieval female given name Douce, Dowce , an example of the comparatively rare group of surnames… …   Surnames reference

  • Dowson — /dow seuhn/, n. Ernest (Christopher), 1867 1900, English poet. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dowson — /ˈdaʊsən/ (say dowsuhn) noun Ernest, 1867–1900, English Decadent poet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dowson — /dow seuhn/, n. Ernest (Christopher), 1867 1900, English poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dowson, Ernest — ▪ British poet in full  Ernest Christopher Dowson  born Aug. 2, 1867, Lee, Kent, Eng. died Feb. 23, 1900, Lewisham, London  one of the most gifted of the circle of English poets of the 1890s known as the Decadents (Decadent).       In 1886 Dowson …   Universalium

  • Dowson, Thomas A. —    South African archaeologist and rock art researcher. Dowson initially drew attention to enigmatic geometric imagery in Southern African rock art traditions and later, with David Lewis Williams, proposed a neuropsychological model for the… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • Dowson, Ernest Christopher — (1867 1900)    Born in Kent to prosperous parents, he entered Queen s College, Oxford, but left in 1888 when his father fell on hard times. He is one of the most gifted of the circle of English poets of the 1890s known as the Decadents, all… …   British and Irish poets

  • Dowson,Ernest Christopher — Dow·son (douʹsən), Ernest Christopher. 1867 1900. British Decadent poet best known for his refrain “I have been faithful to thee, Cynara, in my fashion.” * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”