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us: Nye, Robert

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Robert Thomas
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-03-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-07-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cork (Ireland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Southend-on-Sea (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Edinburgh
        • Affiliation Start: 1976
        • Affiliation End: 1977
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Editing
            (lcsh) Drama
              (lcsh) Criticism
                (lcsh) Radio plays
                  (lcsh) Children's literature
                • Occupation

                    (lcsh) Poets
                      (lcsh) Editors
                        (lcsh) Novelists
                          (lcsh) Dramatists
                            (lcsh) Critics
                              (lcsh) Authors
                          • Sources

                            • found: His March has horse's ears, 1966.
                            • found: Juvenilia 1, 1961: title page (Robert Nye) front dust jacket flap (Robert Nye was born in London in 1939; first collection of poems)
                            • found: Divisions on a ground, 1976: title page (Robert Nye) front dust jacket flap (Robert Nye is a critic, novelist, and anthologist, as well as a poet)
                            • found: Contemporary poets, ©2001: page 870 (Robert Nye; born London, 15 March 1939; poetry editor for the Scotsman, 1967-; poetry critic, The Times, 1971-; writer-in-residence, University of Edinburgh, 1976-1977)
                            • found: The Oxford companion to English literature, 2009: page 724 (Robert Nye, 1939-; novelist, poet, playwright, and critic; has also written radio and stage plays, and books for children)
                            • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1939)
                            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed July 7, 2016 (in obituary published July 6: Robert Nye; b. Robert Thomas Nye, Mar. 15, 1939, London; grew up in Southend, Essex; d. Saturday [July 2, 2016], Cork, Ireland, aged 77; poet and novelist who found rich material in the legends of ancient England and Wales, and who invented a rollicking afterlife for one of Shakespeare's most enduring characters in his acclaimed novel Falstaff)
                          • LC Classification

                            • PR6064.Y4
                          • Change Notes

                            • 1980-03-21: new
                            • 2016-07-07: revised
                          • Alternate Formats