St John's College, Oxford University


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Education A. E. Housman
In October 1877 AEH received a scholarship to St John's College, Oxford , and went there to study classics. He despised most of his teachers, though he worked extremely hard in pursuit of his private...
Education Philip Larkin
In October 1940 he went up to St John's College, Oxford . He studied English language and literature, and took a first-class Honours BA in 1943. Important friendships formed in his undergraduate days were those...
Material Conditions of Writing Philip Larkin
Within a couple of months of arriving at St John's College, Oxford , as a new undergraduate, PL had a poem, Ultimatum, published in The Listener.
Larkin, Philip. Collected Poems. Editor Thwaite, Anthony, Faber and Faber; the Marvell Press.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Publishing Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland
The full title was The Reply of the Most Illustrious Cardinall of Perron, to the Answeare of the Most Excellent King of Great Britaine: Perron had published in 1620 his riposte to a letter...
Publishing Philip Larkin
The Marvell Press had been newly launched by George and Jean Hartley , who became his close friends, and who persuaded him to alter the title from Various Poems. The contract was not signed...


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