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Edward Upward

(1903—2009)

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C. Day-Lewis

C. Day-Lewis  

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(1904 –72),was born in Ireland. Proud of his Anglo-Irish connections, he moved with his family to England in 1905. He was educated at Sherborne and at Wadham College, Oxford ...
Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood  

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(1904–86),novelist, born in Cheshire. He made the acquaintance of Auden (at preparatory school) and Upward (at Repton); he and Upward were at Cambridge together. His first novels, All the ...
Left Review

Left Review  

A monthly journal of politics and literature founded in 1934 as the platform of the British section of the pro-Soviet Writers' International. Until December 1935 it was edited by a ...
New Country

New Country  

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An anthology of prose and verse published 1933, edited by Michael Roberts, with contributions by Auden, Spender, Day‐Lewis, Empson, Isherwood, Upward, and R. Warner. Its tone was highly political, ...
New Writing

New Writing  

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A book‐periodical edited by J. Lehmann, first published in 1936 and at approximately half‐yearly intervals until 1940. It published imaginative writing, mainly by young authors (including Spender, ...
Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender  

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(b. London, 28 Feb. 1909; d. London, 16 July 1995)Poet and critic. With Auden at Oxford University, Spender became known as a left-wing poet in the 1930s and wrote ...

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