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Philip Larkin

Poet (9-Aug-1922 — 2-Dec-1985)


B. C. Bloomfield. Philip Larkin: A Bibliography 1933-1976. London: Faber and Faber. 1979. 187pp.

B. C. Bloomfield. Philip Larkin: A Bibliography, 1933-1994. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press. 2001. 256pp.

Philip Larkin. Selected Letters of Philip Larkin, 1940-1985. London: Faber & Faber. 1992. 791pp.

Bruce Martin. Philip Larkin. Twayne. 1978. 166pp.

Janice Rossen. Philip Larkin: His Life's Work. University of Iowa Press. 1989. 156pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.426)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.141)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.834-36)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.580)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.401)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.289)

  12. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.183)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.303)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.22)

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