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G. S. Fraser

(1915—1980) poet and literary scholar

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Desert Poets

Desert Poets  

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And Personal Landscape.During the Second World War a surprisingly large and heterodox number of British writers found themselves, for a variety of reasons, in the Middle East. Not all ...
Ian Fletcher

Ian Fletcher  

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(1920 –88),was born in London and educated at Dulwich College. Soon after the outbreak of the Second World War he joined the British Army and was posted to the ...
Keith Douglas

Keith Douglas  

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(1920–44),poet. He was killed in Normandy, and inevitably is remembered largely as a war poet, whose descriptions of wartime Cairo and desert fighting and whose contemplations of death show a rapidly ...
New Apocalypse

New Apocalypse  

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A group of writers who flourished briefly as a movement in the 1940s, united by a romantic reaction against what they saw as the ‘classicism’ of Auden; it expressed itself in wild, turbulent, and at ...
Nicholas Moore

Nicholas Moore  

(1918–1986),British poet, born in Cambridge, the son of the philosopher G. E. Moore; he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. As a leading contributor to the anthologies of the ...
Nine

Nine  

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A lively monthly for the most part devoted to poetry and polemic, was founded in 1949 as a result of a meeting of nine young writers who decided that it ...
Poetry London

Poetry London  

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A bi‐monthly which became the leading poetry magazine of the 1940s. It was conceived by Dylan Thomas, James Meary Tambimuttu (1915–83), Anthony Dickins, and Keidrych Rhys, and its first fifteen ...
Poetry Quarterly

Poetry Quarterly  

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Founded in 1940 at just the time when the public demand for verse had increased, was dedicated to the publication of work by contemporary poets, and to reviews of and ...
Ronald Bottrall

Ronald Bottrall  

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(1906 –89),was born in Cornwall. He won a scholarship to Cambridge, and spent his working life abroad. His few successful poems occur amongst a mass of intelligent work which ...
Sir Sacheverell Sitwell

Sir Sacheverell Sitwell  

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(1897–1988),brother of Osbert and Edith Sitwell. His volumes of verse include The People's Palace (1918), Collected Poems (1936), and An Indian Summer (1982). Many of his prose works combine an ...

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