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Adrian Mitchell


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poet, novelist, and playwright, born in London and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He was associated with the pacifism, social protest, and free verse forms of Underground Poetry; his collections of verse include Out Loud (1969), Ride the Nightmare (1971), For Beauty Douglas: Collected Poems and Songs (1981), On the Beach at Cambridge (1986), Love Songs of World War II (1989), Greatest Hits (1991), Heart on the Left: Poems 1953–1984 (1997), All Shook Up: Poems 1997–2000 (2000), The Shadow Knows: Poems 2000–2004 (2004), and Tell Me Lies: Poems 2004–2008 (2008). He also wrote novels, plays, and stage adaptations, which make considerable use of songs and lyrics; an adaptation of Peter Weiss's Marat/Sade (1966); Tyger (1971), based on the life and work of Blake; and Man Friday (1973).

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