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Philip Larkin: The Man and his Work

  • Dale Salwak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. The Man

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kingsley Amis
      Pages 3-6
    3. Anthony Curtis
      Pages 7-17
    4. Edwin A. Dawes
      Pages 18-26
    5. Maeve M. Brennan
      Pages 27-37
    6. Janice Rossen
      Pages 48-53
    7. Noel Hughes
      Pages 54-58
  3. His Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. William H. Pritchard
      Pages 71-89
    3. J. R. Watson
      Pages 90-111
    4. John H. Augustine
      Pages 112-117
    5. David Lodge
      Pages 118-128
    6. Barbara Everett
      Pages 129-139
    7. Bruce K. Martin
      Pages 140-149
  4. In Retrospect

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Hilary Kilmarnock
      Pages 153-157
    3. John Bayley
      Pages 158-161
    4. X. J. Kennedy
      Pages 162-164
    5. Donald Hall
      Pages 165-168
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 169-184

About this book

Introduction

A collection of essays celebrating the talents of Philip Larkin, poet, critic and fiction writer who died in 1985. They range from Kingsley Amis' and Anthony Curtis' fine memoirs of Larkin's life at Oxford to William H.Pritchard's examination of some of the qualities in his poetry.

Keywords

fiction poet poetry

Editors and affiliations

  • Dale Salwak
    • 1
  1. 1.Citrus CollegeUSA

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