Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Ricks, Christopher
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|Literary responses||Elizabeth Barrett Browning||
EBB 's reputation fell sharply after the turn of the century. Virginia Woolf wittily remarked in the 1930s: fate has not been kind to Mrs Browning as a writer. Nobody reads her, nobody discusses her...
|Literary responses||Philip Larkin||
This collection was a Poetry Book Society choice. It received an award from the Arts Council and brought Larkin the Queen's Medal for Poetry in June 1965.
Christopher Ricks hailed PL as the best...
Brennan, Maeve. The Philip Larkin I Knew. Manchester University Press, 2002.
|Literary responses||Muriel Spark||
The book went into a third reprinting within two months. It was on the short-list for the first Booker Prize.
It was well-received—as an economical, witty, and ironic exploration of a significant ethical subject—by...
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009.
|Publishing||T. S. Eliot||
TSE once wrote to his mother: I don't like reading other people's private correspondence in print, and I do not want other people to read mine.
Nevertheless an edition of his letters is under way...
Collini, Stefan. “Buffed-Up Scholar”. London Review of Books, No. 16, pp. 13 -16.
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