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by Laurence Lerner

  • ISBN: 0746311370
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Laurence Lerner
  • Subcategory: Poetry
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press; 2nd edition (January 1, 2004)
  • Pages: 96 pages
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Philip Larkin is one of the finest English poets of our time.

Philip Larkin is one of the finest English poets of our time. His poetic personality - nostalgic, wry, melancholy, ironic, witty and haunting - has appealed to a far wider audience than that of literary specialists, while also winning the respect of leading critics and fellow poets. Lerner's study relates poetry to Larkin's life, and to the literary and social environment of post-war Britain; discusses the Larkin persona, and Larkin's relation to literary criticism; and above all seeks to guide readers to a full appreciation of the power and subtlety of Larkin's best poems.

Philip Arthur Larkin CH CBE FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, and librarian

Philip Arthur Larkin CH CBE FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, and librarian. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by two novels, Jill (1946) and A Girl in Winter (1947), and he came to prominence in 1955 with the publication of his second collection of poems, The Less Deceived, followed by The Whitsun Weddings (1964) and High Windows (1974).

Liverpool University Press. Writers and Their Work. Philip Larkin is one of the finest English poets of our time. His poetic personality - nostalgic, wry, melancholy, ironic, witty and haunting - has appealed to a far wider audience than that of literary specialists, while also winning the respect of leading critics and fellow poets

Writers and their Work series. Philip Larkin - His Life's Work. New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1989.

Writers and their Work series. Plymouth: Northcote House, 1997. e. Philip Larkin: The Man and his Work. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1995.

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Larkin's earliest work showed the influence of Eliot, Auden and Yeats, and the development of his mature poetic .

Larkin's earliest work showed the influence of Eliot, Auden and Yeats, and the development of his mature poetic identity in the early 1950s coincided with the growing influence on him of Thomas Hardy. Trying to resolve Larkin's contradictory opinions on race in his book Such Deliberate Disguises: The Art of Philip Larkin, the writer Richard Palmer quotes a letter Larkin wrote to Betjeman, as if it exposes "all the post-Motion and post-Letters furore about Larkin’s 'racism' as the nonsense it is": "The American Negro is trying to take a step forward that can be compared only to the ending of slavery in the nineteenth century.

Philip Larkin - poet - outside Hull University library where he worked as a librarian. Hull travel tips: raise a glass to Philip Larkin. Philip Larkin: An Arundel Tomb by Jeremy Axelrod. The famous poet and novelist Philip Larkin also worked in academic libraries in the UK. Philip Larkin on memory - 'Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms Inside your head, and people in them, acting. Philip Larkin wrote some good poems. Philip Larkin - "What will survive of us is love". I am going to the inevitable.

Laurence Lerner: poet and Lecturer in English, Queen’s University, Belfast. Other author's books: Philip Larkin: Letters to Monica. He was later Professor of English at Sussex University and then at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Claude Luttrell: Lecturer in Old and Middle English, University College, Leicester.

Philip Larkin was born in Coventry, England in 1922 After working at several other university libraries, Larkin moved to Hull in. .

Philip Larkin was born in Coventry, England in 1922. After working at several other university libraries, Larkin moved to Hull in 1955 and began a 30-year association with the library at the University of Hull. He is still admired for his expansion and modernization of that facility.

Philip Larkin is one of the finest English poets of our time. His poetic personality - nostalgic, wry, melancholy, ironic, witty and haunting - has appealed to a far wider audience than that of literary specialists, while also winning the respect of leading critics and fellow poets. Lerner's study relates poetry to Larkin's life, and to the literary and social environment of post-war Britain; discusses the Larkin persona, and Larkin's relation to literary criticism; and above all seeks to guide readers to a full appreciation of the power and subtlety of Larkin's best poems.

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