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7,104 words, approx. 24 pages
Biography EssayIn a time when popular reception of poetry is perhaps more tenuous than in any period since the Wordsworthian revolution, Philip Larkin has managed to capture a loyal, wide, and growing... Read more
889 words, approx. 3 pages
Philip Larkin (1922-1986) was one of England's leading poets to emerge after World War II.Philip Larkin was born August 9, 1922, the son of Sydney and Eva Emily Larkin. He spent his early years in Cov... Read more
6,849 words, approx. 23 pages
[This entry was updated by Bruce K. Martin (Drake University) from his entry in the Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, volume 8, pp. 200-211.]In a time when popular reception of poetry ... Read more
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