Christopher Ricks

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.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Brennan, Maeve. The Philip Larkin I Knew. Manchester University Press.
Christopher Ricks hailed PL as the best...
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.
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
It was well-received—as an economical, witty, and ironic exploration of a significant ethical subject—by...
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.
Collini, Stefan. “Buffed-Up Scholar”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 16, pp. 13-16.
Nevertheless an edition of his letters is under way...


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Ricks, Christopher et al. “Introduction”. The Brownings: Letters and Poetry, International Collectors Library, 1970, pp. 1-29.
Ricks, Christopher. Tennyson. Macmillan, 1972.