Christopher John Brennan (1 November 1870 – 5 October 1932 / Sydney / Australia)
Christopher John Brennan was an Australian poet and scholar.
Brennan was born in Sydney, to Christopher Brennan (d.1919), a brewer, and his wife Mary Ann (d.1924), née Carroll, both Irish immigrants. His education took place at two schools in Sydney: he first attended St Aloysius' College, and after gaining a scholarship from Patrick Moran, he boarded at St Ignatius' College, Riverview. Brennan entered the University of Sydney in 1888, taking up studies in the Classics, and won a travelling scholarship to Berlin. There he met his future wife, Anna Elisabeth Werth; there, also, he encountered the poetry of more »
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- An Hour's Respite
- And Does She Still Perceive
- And shall the living waters heed
- Because She Would Ask Me Why I Loved Her
- Black on the Depths
- Come Out, Come Out
- Dawns of the world, how I have known you...
- Deep mists of longing blur the land
- Dies Dominica! the sunshine burns
- Droop'st thou and fail'st? but these hav...
- Each day I see the long ships coming int...
- Epilogue: 1908