Elizabeth Jennings

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EJ was a twentieth-century English poet writing on family, literary, and religious subjects. Peter Levi calls her maybe the last poet of what may be called the soul.
The Ship. St Anne’s College.
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Early in her career she was identified as being part of the Movement, along with other young Oxford poets like Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin . She found this label problematic.

Milestones

18 July 1926
EJ was born at Boston in Lincolnshire.
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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28 June 2001
Carcanet published a final volume of EJ 's poetry, Timely Issues, dedicated to Dr Hywel W. Jones .
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Jennings, Elizabeth. Timely Issues. Carcanet, 2001.
prelims
26 October 2001
EJ died of heart failure in an old people's home at Bampton in Oxfordshire after several years' frailty and illness.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
The Ship. St Anne’s College.
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Biography

Birth and Background

18 July 1926
EJ was born at Boston in Lincolnshire.
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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