Philip Larkin

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Daily Telegraph
University of Hull guideopportunities, and individual departments also link with businesses appropriate
University of Hull guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
opportunities, and individual departments also link with businesses appropriate to their field of study.Other Poet Philip Larkin was librarian here for 30 years until his death in 1985. The Larkin25 commemorations in 2010 included giant... Read more
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Salon.com
Smart country, foolish choice: The U.K.’s Brextremely stupid moveto my students the eloquence and intelligence of the writers we study in my sem
Smart country, foolish choice: The U.K.’s Brextremely stupid move
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
to my students the eloquence and intelligence of the writers we study in my seminars – Virginia Woolf, W. H. Auden, Philip Larkin, Harold Pinter, Iris Murdoch, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, Andrea Levy – and the culture that nurtured them. Since... Read more
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J Weekly
Life, death and mishegas in popular novelist’s new bookpromises her a coat rack “in case it rains.” Schine, who borrowed the title fo
Life, death and mishegas in popular novelist’s new book
J Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
promises her a coat rack “in case it rains.” Schine, who borrowed the title for her book from the well-known line from a Philip Larkin poem (“They f--k you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do.”) says that many of her wittiest... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
June 22: Snapper size kinda fishy...were only around 20cm and advertised as a product of NZ. We were disgusted to s
June 22: Snapper size kinda fishy...
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
were only around 20cm and advertised as a product of NZ. We were disgusted to see these." Parental dysfunction (or What Philip Larkin Said) 1. I'm sure my dad thought I was gay, or was going to turn out gay. I didn't like football, motor... Read more
9d
Evening Standard
Tessa Jowell: London can lead in healing divided but decent countryplace in a post-colonial world. We felt kinder, more generous, more outward-loo
Tessa Jowell: London can lead in healing divided but decent country
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
place in a post-colonial world. We felt kinder, more generous, more outward-looking. We can still rediscover that sense. Philip Larkin, that most English of modern poets, wrote of killing a hedgehog while mowing the lawn. It gave him pause as he... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ger Reidy: a pastoral gaze with a hard edgefall through the floorboards. After that, one hopes that a good editor will not
Ger Reidy: a pastoral gaze with a hard edge
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
fall through the floorboards. After that, one hopes that a good editor will not be shy with the red ink. The influences of Philip Larkin, Louis MacNeice, Tom Murphy, Charles Simic and Yehuda Amichai continue. I often think, too, that if I could... Read more
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Gazette News
Anthony Roberts: 'You can see me at Fling festival, you lucky things'just £24 you may glimpse a little gargoyle of a man, completely bald, black gla
Anthony Roberts: 'You can see me at Fling festival, you lucky things'
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
just £24 you may glimpse a little gargoyle of a man, completely bald, black glasses, like a shrunken and grotesque Philip Larkin look-alike, shuffling between the poetry tent and the toilet. Call the box office on 01245 606 505 and quote... Read more
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Boston Globe
Our own private Orlandoconnection. I wanted a deep, dark voice. W had one. He was a professor. On the
Our own private Orlando
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
connection. I wanted a deep, dark voice. W had one. He was a professor. On the sex line, we’d talk about the poems of Philip Larkin, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Constantin Cavafy. It was 90 cents for the first minute and 10 cents each... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pushing the walls of our little boxesto infect you with a set of beliefs and prejudices you might embrace or rebel a
Pushing the walls of our little boxes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
to infect you with a set of beliefs and prejudices you might embrace or rebel against but never genuinely escape. (Like Philip Larkin said, they may not mean to, but they do.) After a while we get our legs under us and we're able to push out... Read more
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iol.co.za
An X-rated surprise on graveyard tourbranded the filming “distasteful”, adding: “This is the first time I have heard
An X-rated surprise on graveyard tour
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
branded the filming “distasteful”, adding: “This is the first time I have heard of anything like this.” She went on to say: “The cemetery has a rich history. Poet Philip Larkin used to ride his bike through it, so we all hope this is a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ghostbusters discover 'groans' in cemetery are from midnight PORN film shoot“This is the first time I have heard of anything this. I guess there are always
Ghostbusters discover 'groans' in cemetery are from midnight PORN film shoot
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
“This is the first time I have heard of anything this. I guess there are always people in society who will push the boundaries. “The cemetery has a rich history. Poet Philip Larkin used to ride his bike through it, so we all hope this is a one o... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Conch and conscience (in word and action.'' Any examination of Eggleton's methodology risks entering
Conch and conscience (
Otago Daily Times / Posted 1 months ago
in word and action.'' Any examination of Eggleton's methodology risks entering a paradigm once described by British poet Philip Larkin, who said: "I can't understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems:... Read more

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