Philip Larkin

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Namibia Economist
Obituary: Geoffrey Hill died on June 30thstone: Some of us have heard the dead speak: The dead are my obsession this w
Obituary: Geoffrey Hill died on June 30th
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 hours ago
stone: Some of us have heard the dead speak: The dead are my obsession this week While other British writers such as Philip Larkin and Donald Davie tore into the 1950s with short, plain-speaking poems inspired by the staccato of jazz and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein’s remarkable human spiritme that her 2012 album of music by Bach and Schubert was titled Something Almos
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein’s remarkable human spirit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
me that her 2012 album of music by Bach and Schubert was titled Something Almost Being Said, a reference to lines from poet Philip Larkin. “The trees are coming into leaf/Like something almost being said.” It’s no surprise to me that this most... Read more
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The New Statesman
The darkening skies of the summer gameto hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story i
The darkening skies of the summer game
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
to hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story is changing. In “The Whitsun Weddings”, Philip Larkin described seeing from a train carriage the Odeon, a cooling tower and “someone running up to bowl”. Yet fewer... Read more
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The New Statesman
If Theresa May can turn rhetoric into reality, she could put Labour out of businessto hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story i
If Theresa May can turn rhetoric into reality, she could put Labour out of business
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
to hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story is changing. In “The Whitsun Weddings”, Philip Larkin described seeing from a train carriage the Odeon, a cooling tower and “someone running up to bowl”. Yet fewer... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The Brexit PMto hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story i
In this week's magazine | The Brexit PM
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
to hear in case it gives them ideas. At a recreational level, too, the story is changing. In “The Whitsun Weddings”, Philip Larkin described seeing from a train carriage the Odeon, a cooling tower and “someone running up to bowl”. Yet fewer... Read more
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Boston Globe
Small but acclaimed BU institute fears for its futurewither and die. The controversy has drawn Ricks and his counterpart, Archibald
Small but acclaimed BU institute fears for its future
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
wither and die. The controversy has drawn Ricks and his counterpart, Archibald Burnett, out from behind the verses of Philip Larkin and Eliot and into a back-and-forth with university administrators about whether the institute will continue to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
A distinctive story on an aging populace, caretakerstoo soon for someone to replace their dad. They don’t mean to muck things up fo
A distinctive story on an aging populace, caretakers
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
too soon for someone to replace their dad. They don’t mean to muck things up for their mother, but as the title inspired by Philip Larkin says, they do. But only for a while. There is usually some semblance of love behind everyone’s motives in this... Read more
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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 27 days 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 30 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 1 months 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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