Vernon Scannell

Standard Name: Scannell, Vernon


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Anthologization Elizabeth Jennings
EJ appeared with Charles Causley , John Fuller , Vernon Scannell , and John Walsh in 1985 in a poetry collection for children from Puffin entitled Poets in Hand.
Literary responses U. A. Fanthorpe
Vernon Scannell praised particularly Dear Mr. Lee.
Wainwright, Eddie. Taking Stock, A First Study of the Poetry of U.A. Fanthorpe. Peterloo Poets, 1995.
Homing In was reprinted in The Virago Book of Love Poetry, 1987.
Reception Patricia Beer
According to the Dictionary of Literary Biography, reviewers liked this book, praising its vivid and forceful use of language. PB , however, later remembered that it brought the killer bees out in force, led...
Textual Production Grace Nichols
The collection was the third in the five poets anthology series. GN 's poems appeared with those by James Berry , Judith Nicholls , Vernon Scannell , and Matthew Sweeney . The first and second...
Textual Production Patricia Beer
PB 's varied prose output includes editing work: the PEN poetry collections of 1962 (with Ted Hughes and Vernon Scannell ) and 1975, and New Poetry 2, 1976 (with Kevin Crossley-Holland ). She began...


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Jennings, Elizabeth, Dannie Abse, J. G. Ballard, George Barker, Bernard Bergonzi, John Betjeman, Malcolm Bradbury, Alan Brownjohn, Charles Causley, Bob Cobbing, George Sutherland Fraser, John Fuller, Roy Fuller, Helen Gardner, Robert Gittings, Ian Hamilton, Jacquetta Hawkes, Norman Hidden, Pamela Hansford Johnson, Laurence Lerner, Cecil Day-Lewis, Naomi Lewis, Edward Lucie-Smith, Adrian Mitchell, Sasha Moorsom, Thea Musgrave, Norman Nicholson Norwich, William Plomer, Peter Porter, James Reeves, Alan Ross, Vernon Scannell, Humphrey Searle, Jon Silkin, Charles Percy Snow, R. S. Thomas, Anthony Thwaite, Charles Tomlinson, Ted Walker, Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, and Hugo Williams. “Letters to the Editor: Future of Radio”. Times, p. 11.
Berry, James, Judith Nicholls, Grace Nichols, Vernon Scannell, Matthew Sweeney, and Colin McNaughton. We Couldn’t Provide Fish Thumbs. Macmillan Children’s Books, 1997.