Biography dr benjamin obadiah iqbal zephaniah was born and raised in birmingham, england he cannot remember a time when he was not creating poetry but this had nothing to do with school where poetry meant very little to him, in fact he had finished full time education at the age of 13. T s eliot - poet - born in missouri on september 26, 1888, t s eliot is the author of the waste land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century. Geoffrey chaucer was born between 1340 and 1345, probably in london his father was a prosperous wine merchant we do not know any details of his early life and education in 1357, he was a page.
Maya angelou maya angelou was a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed memoir 'i know why the caged bird sings' and her numerous poetry and essay collections. The great english, anglican and modernist poet and writer ch sisson was born in bristol a hundred years ago this reader draws on his poetry, fiction, translations, and his literary, political and religious essays. In the introduction to this work christopher tolkien referred in passing to the book of lost tales, “itself a very substantial work, of the utmost interest to one concerned with the origins of middle-earth, but requiring to be presented in a lengthy and complex study, if at all” (unfinished tales, p 6, paragraph 1.
Rupert brooke was a poet, academic, campaigner, and aesthete who died serving in world war one, but not before his verse and literary friends established him as one of the leading poet-soldiers in british historyhis poems are staples of military services, but the work has been accused of glorifying war. ‘out from under the body politic’: poetry and government in the work of ch sisson, 1937-1980 henry marcus king ma mlitt submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of. Aldous huxley:a biography by nicholas murray was an enjoyable read and a good introduction to huxley's life there are moments where the biography is a strained for example, when the author attempts to incorporate maria's, huxley's first wife, bisexuality into aldous' life. Robert frost - poet - one of the most celebrated poets in america, robert frost was an author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes and a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with layers of ambiguity and irony.
As one might expect from his work, eliot was unhappy for most of his life, but his second marriage in 1957 proved fruitful when he died in 1965, he was the recipient of a nobel prize (1948), the author of the century's most influential poem, and arguably the century's most important poet. Jack whyte is an author and writer born and raised in scotland, but has been living in kelowna, british columbia, canada since 1967 whyte's major work to date is the a dream of eagles series (as it is titled in canada, but known as the camulod chronicles in the united states and elsewhere. Charles bukowski, the american poet, short-story writer, and novelist, was born heinrich karl bukowski, jr in andernach, germany on august 1920 he was the son of henry bukowski, a us soldier who was part of the post-world war i occupation force, and katharina fett, a german woman.
Charles hubert sisson , ch (22 april 1914 – 5 september 2003), usually cited as c h sisson , was a british writer, best known as a poet and translator life born in bristol in 1914, c h sisson was noted as a poet, novelist, essayist and an important translator. A devotee of keats's work since her teenage years, lowell gradually amassed a collection of the author's papers and manuscripts that she would later mine for a weighty biography after beginning a career as a poet when she was well into her thirties, lowell became an enthusiastic student and disciple of the art. Richard aldington (8 july 1892 – 27 july 1962), born edward godfree aldington, was an english writer and poet aldington was known best for his world war i poetry, the 1929 novel, death of a hero, and the controversy resulting from his 1955 lawrence of arabia: a biographical inquiry.
British council complies with data protection law in the uk and laws in other countries that meet internationally accepted standards you have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold on you, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. Erich fried (1921–1988), austrian-born british poet, writer and translator jean froissart (c 1337 – c 1405), french chronicler and court poet robert frost (1874–1963), american poet four times pulitzer prize for poetry winner. Carl sandburg died at 89 (1878-1967) biographies written: abraham lincoln carl august sandburg was an american poet, writer, and editor who won three pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of abraham lincoln. Born in bristol in 1914, c h sisson was noted as a poet, novelist, essayist and an important translatorhe was a great friend of the critic and writer donald davie, with whom he corresponded regularly sisson was a student at the university of bristol where he read english and philosophy.