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us: Larkin, Philip

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Philip Arthur
  • Variants

    • us: Coleman, Brunette
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Radford, Coventry, England
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hull (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Poets' Corner (Westminster Abbey)
        • Organization: (naf) University of Hull
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Librarians
        • Sources

          • found: His The north ship, 1945.
          • found: Day, R. Larkin, 1987: CIP pub. info. (d. 1985)
          • found: Philip Larkin, c1989: pref. (poet, novelist, essayist, distinguished librarian)
          • found: Semestre d'autunno, c2005: t.p. (Philip Larkin (Brunette Coleman)) back cover (Philip Larkin, 1922-1985, wrote a number of juvenile novels under the pseudonym Brunette Coleman, all of which were unpublished)
          • found: Oxford DNB WWW site, Jan. 28, 2010 (Larkin, Philip Arthur; b. Aug. 9, 1922, Radford, Coventry; d. Dec. 2, 1985, Hull; poet, writer, and librarian)
          • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1922)
          • found: New York times, June 18, 2015: Arts section, page C3 ("A place in Poets' Corner for Philip Larkin," The British poet Philip Larkin (1922-1985) -- a malcontent with a reclusive streak and an acid take on his own success -- will receive a jolt of posthumous recognition when Westminster Abbey adds a memorial stone in his honor to its Poets' Corner, a site featuring tributes to 67 (soon to be 68) of the leading writers in the English language. The Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev. Dr. John Hall, announced the commemoration plans at the office at the University of Hull, where Larkin worked as a librarian for three decades.) {}
        • LC Classification

          • PR6023.A66
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-07-09: new
          • 2015-06-24: revised
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