New Larkins for Old: Critical Essays

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J. Booth
Palgrave Macmillan UK, Sep 30, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 247 pages
This collection brings together essays by established commentators on Larkin's work and by younger critics: from England, Northern Ireland, the USA, Canada, Belgium and Hungary. Individual essays examine Larkin's novels and poetry in the light of psychoanalytical, postmodern, post-colonial and Bakhtinian theories. Essays by: Ian Almond, James Booth, John Carey, Steve Clark, Barbara Everett, George Gilpin, Liz Hedgecock, Raphaël Ingelbein, Edna Longley, John Osborne, V. Penelope Pelizzon, István Rácz, Stephen Regan, M. W. Rowe and Terry Whalen.

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About the author (1999)

JAMES BOOTH has taught at the University of Hull, where he is currently Reader in English, since 1968. His publications include Writers and Politics in Nigeria, Philip Larkin Writer and Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 48: Northern Museums. He is currently editing Larkin's unpublished fiction.

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