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Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion  

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(1952– ),poet, born in London, educated at University College, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize. His first collection, mostly lyrical in character and showing the influence of Larkin, The ...
Anne Ridler

Anne Ridler  

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(1912–2001),lyric and religious poet and verse dramatist, born in Rugby and educated at King's College, London. Her volumes include Poems (1939), The Nine Bright Shiners (1943), The Golden Bird, ...
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art book  

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Art and the book have a long common history, from books of hours to modern artists’ books. A new type of book, however, appeared once the history of art, in ...
Barnett Freedman

Barnett Freedman  

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 (1901–58) English artist and designer.Well known for his lithographic posters for Shell and London Transport, Freedman also designed dust jackets and illustrations (see 16), especially for Faber & ...
Christopher Reid

Christopher Reid  

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(1949– ),British poet, born in Hong Kong, educated at Exeter College, Oxford, where Craig Raine was his tutor. In 1991 he was appointed to an editorial position with Faber and ...
Criterion

Criterion  

(1922–39),an influential literary periodical launched as a quarterly and edited by T. S. Eliot; The Waste Land appeared in its first issue. It became the New Criterion in 1926, and in 1927, briefly, ...
Edward Bawden

Edward Bawden  

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(b Braintree, Essex, 10 Mar. 1903; d Saffron Walden, Essex, 21 Nov. 1989).British watercolour painter, illustrator, and designer of posters, wallpaper, tapestries, and theatre decor. He was an ...
Faber & Faber

Faber & Faber   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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Perhaps the foremost British publisher of contemporary poetry, prose, and drama. In 1929, Faber & Faber replaced Faber &

Faber and Faber

Faber and Faber   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

a leading British publishing house of the twentieth century, especially notable for its contributions to the fields of poetry and drama. With ...

George Barker

George Barker  

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(1913–91),British poet, born in Loughton, Essex, educated at the Regent Street Polytechnic. From 1930 onward he lived mainly as a freelance writer and held visiting professorships at universities in ...
Journey of the Magi

Journey of the Magi  

A poem by T. S. Eliot, published in 1927 as the eighth of the Ariel poems, a series of illustrated pamphlets issued by Faber and Gwyer (later Faber and Faber). ...
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screenplay  

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The script of a film, comprising dialogue (and/or narration) with instructions for sets and camera positions.
T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot  

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(1888–1965)US-born British poet, critic, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948 and appointed to the OM the same year.Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, where he ...
Times-Mirror Book Group

Times-Mirror Book Group  

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US publishing group, no longer in existence, formed when the Chandler family, owners of the Los Angeles Times, purchased a number of book publishers. At one time, the group owned ...
W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden  

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(1907–1973)British poet, who became a naturalized US citizen in 1946.Born in York and brought up in Birmingham, where his father became professor of public health at the university, Auden was ...

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