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Philip Larkin Philip Larkin (1922-1985) was a English poet.

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His perfectionist, pessimistic verse includes The North Ship (1945), The Whitsun Weddings (1964), and High Windows (1974). He edited 77w Oxford Book of 20th-century English Verse in 1973.

Born in Coventry, Larkin was educated at Oxford, and from 1955 was librarian at Hull University. He also wrote two novels.

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Philip Larkin was a famous English poet in the 20th-century.

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Category: Poets  - ( Poets Archive)

Date Added: 09 May '12

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