James Kirkup


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James Falconer Kirkup (England, 23 April 1918 – Andorra, 10 May 2009) was a prolific English poet, translator and travel writer. He was brought up in South Shields, and educated at South Shields Secondary School and Durham University. He wrote over 30 books, including autobiographies, novels and plays. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1962.

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  • Sheila Sharpe(5/29/2019 4:47:00 AM)

    James Kirkup's poem " Elegy for a Dead God" I think is a plea for someone to listen it appears in an excellent book " Poetry of the Forties" edited by Robin Skelton, and deserves reading to look at its message, which needs a thorough exploration of the theme

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  • Debashree kakoti(12/25/2018 6:44:00 AM)

    Biography of James Kirkup

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  • Karthi(6/28/2018 7:50:00 AM)

    Mocha poem

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  • saurabh(6/15/2018 12:25:00 PM)

    write much much better story

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  • Kartikey yadav(12/29/2017 8:13:00 PM)

    He was very intelligent weight er

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