Ralph Chubb

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Date of Birth February 8, 1892
Place of Birth England
Date of Death Jan 14, 1960 (67)
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Ralph Chubb

Ralph Nicholas Chubb was an English poet, printer and artist. Heavily influenced by Whitman, Blake, and the Romantics, his work was the creation of a highly intricate personal mythology, one that was anti-materialist and sexually revolutionary.

Born: Ralph Nicholas Chubb, Feb 8, 1892, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England
Died: Jan 14, 1960, Stratfield Saye, Hampshire, England
Resting place: Kingsclere Woodland Church
Occupation: Poet, printer, and artist
Nationality: English

About Ralph Chubb

British poet, print-maker, and artist who became known for An Appendix, The Cloud & the Voice, and other works. Two of his literary works -- The Day of St. Alban and Autumn Leaves -- were published posthumously.

Before Fame

He served in World War I but was relieved of his duties after he developed neurological problems.

Achievement

He controversially explored his pederasty (sexual attraction to teenage boys) in many of his works.

Family Life

He was born in Hertfordshire, grew up in St. Albans. He was buried beside his parents in Hampshire, England.

Associations

He and fellow Uranian School poet Edmund John were both pederasts.

Information related to Ralph Chubb

  • Uranian poetry - The Uranians were a small and clandestine group of male homosexual poets who published works between 1858, when William Johnson Cory published Ionica, and 1930. Although most of them were English, they had counterparts in the United States and France.
  • Private press - Private press is a term used in the field of book collecting to describe a printing press operated as an artistic or craft-based endeavor, rather than as a purely commercial venture.
  • LGBT literature Meanings
  • Modern pederasty
  • British wood engravers
  • English wood engravers
  • People educated at St Albans School, Hertfordshire
  • English printmakers
  • 20th-century British printmakers
  • Alumni of Selwyn College, Cambridge
  • British illustrators
  • 20th-century English poets
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