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Age and Creativity

Reading Time: 4 minutes “And now in age I bud again, After so many deaths I live and write.” George Herbert “The Flower” Creativity and age – an oxymoron? The early deaths of Chatterton (“the marvellous boy”), Keats, Shelley and Byron fuelled the Romantic “Good poets die young” myth. Wordsworth proved it by living too long and churning out […]