Diary of Frank Pearce Sturm

Scope and Content

Comprises Sturm's personal diary for the years 1936-1941. In it he discusses philosophy, particularly Buddhism. Sturm also gives his opinions on poets including T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and Stephen Spender.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Pearce Sturm (1879-1942) was an English poet and translator. His translations of Baudelaire's poetry and prose were published in the early twentieth century. Sturm wrote the popular short poem 'Still-heart'. He collaborated and corresponded with W. B. Yates in the 1920s.

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