Thom Gunn

Standard Name: Gunn, Thom


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Anthologization Kathleen Nott
In 1965 KN was included in a 24-page poetry anthology, Moments of Truth, published by Roy Lewis at the Keepsake Press at Richmond in Surrey, along with nineteen other poets including Thom Gunn
Literary responses Ruth Pitter
This was published with endorsements by younger poets: Ruth Pitter is the most modest of poets, slipping us her riches as if they were everyday currency from Thom Gunn , and clearly a major poet...
Occupation Frances Horovitz
Patrick Magee , Harvey Hall , Stevie Smith , Hugh Dickson , and Basil Jones were the other readers for the project. The poets from whose work they read included W. B. Yeats , D. H. Lawrence
Reception Beryl Bainbridge
She was six times in several decades short-listed for the Booker Prize: for instance, for The Dressmaker (September 1973), An Awfully Big Adventure (1989), and According to Queeney. She laid the wreath and gave...
Reception Elizabeth Jennings
In the Times Literary SupplementPeter Redgrove welcomed EJ as a good rather than a great poet, lyrical, metaphysical, and psychologically penetrating, a very accomplished writer of short pieces.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
2705 (4 December 1953): 778
Textual Production Ketaki Kushari Dyson
For this column she reviewed authors such as Sylvia Plath , D. H. Lawrence , Thom Gunn , Ted Hughes , Cesare Pavese , Eugene Ionesco , Simone de Beauvoir , Jorge Luis Borges ,...


By mid-July 1956: Robert Conquest edited a poetry anthology...

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By mid-July 1956

Robert Conquest edited a poetryanthology entitled New Lines; it put forward the work of a group of young poets who were beginning to be called the Movement.

25 April 2004: Thom Gunn, poet and critic, died at the age...

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25 April 2004

Thom Gunn , poet and critic, died at the age of seventy-four.


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