Collected Poems

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Product Details

Price
$19.00  $17.67
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
Pages
218
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374529208

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About the Author

Philip Larkin (1922-1985) grew up in Coventry, England. In 1955 he became librarian of the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull, a post he held until his death. He was the recipient of innumerable honors, including the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Reviews

"More often than any other English poet since the war, Larkin gave us lines that it is unlikely we'll be able to forget." --Ian Hamilton, The Times (London)

"Larkin is resolute, forthright, witty, and gloomy. This is the man who famously said that deprivation was for him what daffodils were for Wordsworth. Yet surely the results of this life, in the shape of his poems, are gifts, not deprivations." --Donald Hall, The New Criterion