Robinson, Peter

Robinson, Peter
(1953- )
   The son of a vicar, he was born in Salford, Lancashire, and brought up mostly in Bootle and Garston, Liverpool. In 1996 he edited the anthology Liverpool Accents: Seven Poets and a City, in tribute to the place he still calls home. After graduating from York University in 1974, he edited the poetry magazine Perfect Bound, helped organize several Cambridge International Poetry Festivals, and in 1988 was advisor to the Poetry International at the South Bank Centre, London. He taught for a while at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and at Cambridge University. He now lives with his family in Japan, where he teaches English literature and English as a second language at Tohoku University in Sendai. Some of his other poetry publications: Overdrawn Account, 1980. This Other Life, 1988. Entertaining Fates, 1992. Leaf-viewing, 1992. Lost and Found, 1997. Anywhere You Like, 2000. About Time Too, 2001. Selected Poems, 2003. Some of his poems: "Cleaning," "How He Changes," "Liverpool ... Of All Places," "Lost Objects," "More About the Weather," "Surfaces of Things," "The Happiness Plant," "'Their Fears,'" "Winter Interiors."
   Sources: Books by Peter Robinson ( Peter Robinson's Selected Poems, 2003 ( The Poetry Kit Interviews Peter Robinson ( Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia ( Winter Interiors by Peter Robinson (

British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. . 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Robinson, Peter David — ▪ 2009 born Dec. 29, 1948, Belfast, N.Ire.  On June 5, 2008, Peter Robinson became Northern Ireland s first minister, succeeding Ian Paisley, who had retired at the age of 82. It was the culmination of a career that had seen Robinson, one of the… …   Universalium

  • Peter Robinson (Politiker) — Peter Robinson Peter David Robinson (* 28. Dezember 1948 in Belfast) ist ein nordirischer Politiker und Mitglied der Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Er amtiert als erster Minister in der nordirischen Selbstverwaltung. Daneben ist er seit 1982… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peter Robinson — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Peter Robinson Robinson, a la derecha, junto a George Bush, Jr., (centro) y Martin McGuinness (izquierda) Cuarto Ministro Principal …   Wikipedia Español

  • Peter Robinson (homme politique) — Peter Robinson Peter Robinson, en 2008. Mandats 3e Premier ministre d Irlande du Nord …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Peter Robinson — Notable people called Peter Robinson= * Peter Robinson (politician) (born 1948), leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in the UK and First Minister of the Northern Ireland Executive from 5 June 2008 * Peter Robinson (1785 1838), member of …   Wikipedia

  • Peter Frederick Robinson — For other people named Peter Robinson, see Peter Robinson (disambiguation). Peter Frederick Robinson (1776–1858) was an English architect. Contents 1 Life 2 Works 3 References 4 External links …   Wikipedia

  • Robinson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Robinson peut désigner : Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Toponyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Peter Robinson (auteur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Robinson. Peter Robinson au Salon du livre de Paris en mars 2010 Peter Robinson ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Peter Robinson —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie différentes personnes partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Robinson. Peter Robinson (auteur) Peter Robinson (homme politique) Peter Robinson (acteur) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robinson (Name) — Robinson ist ein häufiger Familienname und seltener auch ein männlicher Vorname. Bedeutung Der Name ist patronymisch gebildet und bedeutet „Sohn des Robin“. Varianten Varianten sind Robson, Robeson, Robison und Robinsohn. Bekannte Namensträger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”