Raworth, Tom

Raworth, Tom
(1938- )
   Thomas Moore Raworth grew up in London, left school at 16, then during the 1960s made a major contribution to British interest in the new American poetry by publishing both English and American authors. In the 1970s, he taught at several universities in the United States and Mexico. He returned to England in 1977 and for a year was resident poet in King's College, Cambridge, where he still lives. He gives regular readings of his work in Europe and the U.S.A. He has made a number of recordings and has collaborated with musicians, other poets, and painters. In 1991, he was the first European writer in 30 years to be invited to teach at the University of Cape Town. His first collection was The Relation Ship (1966 and 1969). Some of his most recent publications: Collected Poems, 2003. Tottering State, 2000. Landscaping the Future, 2000. Meadow, 1999. Clean and Well Lit, 1996. Some of his poems: "Bolivia: Another End of Ace," "Eternal Sections," "My Face is My Own, I Thought," "Sentenced to Death," "South America," "The Empty Pain-Killer Bottles," "Wedding Day."
   Sources: Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry. Keith Tuma, ed. Oxford University Press, 2001. English and American Surrealist Poetry. Edward B Germain, ed. Penguin Books, 1978. Poems for the Millennium: The University of California Book of Modern and Postmodern Poetry, Vol. 2. Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris, eds. University of California Press, 1998. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The New British Poetry, 1968-88. Gillian Allnutt, Fred D'Aguiar and Ken Edwards, eds. Grafton Books, 1989. The Tom Raworth Home Page (http://tomraworth.com/biblio.html). Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia).

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

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tom Raworth — Tom Raworth, photographed by Gloria Graham during the video taping of Add Verse, 2003 Tom Raworth (Thomas Moore Raworth) (born 1938) is a London born poet and visual artist who has published over forty books of poetry and prose since 1966. His… …   Wikipedia

  • British Poetry Revival — The British Poetry Revival is the general name given to a loose poetic movement in Britain that took place in the 1960s and 1970s. The Revival was a modernist inspired reaction to the Movement s more conservative approach to British… …   Wikipedia

  • Bill Griffiths — (August 20, 1948 ndash; September 13, 2007) was a poet and Anglo Saxon scholar associated with the British Poetry Revival.Griffiths was born in Kingsbury, Middlesex. [ [http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bill griffiths 402904.html Bill… …   Wikipedia

  • Children of Albion: Poetry of the Underground in Britain — Children of Albion: Poetry of the Underground in Britain, an anthology of poetry, was edited by Michael Horovitz and published by Penguin Books in 1969 (see 1969 in poetry). According to Martin Booth it was virtually a manifesto of New Departures …   Wikipedia

  • BBC News — This article is about the organisation within the BBC. For the television channel, see BBC News (TV channel). For other uses, see BBC News (disambiguation). BBC News BBC News logo Type Department of the BBC Industry …   Wikipedia

  • Dead Ringers (comedy) — Dead Ringers Dead Ringers Title Card Genre Comedy Format Sketch show Created by …   Wikipedia

  • Charles C. Stratton — For the little person of the same name, see General Tom Thumb. Charles Creighton Stratton 15th Governor of New Jersey In office 1845–1848 …   Wikipedia

  • Second Aeon — was a British literary periodical published from late 1966 to early 1975. It was edited by Peter Finch.Issues and ContributorsIssue 1late 1966Peter FinchIssue 2June, 1967Wes Magee, Peter Finch, Jan Leslie Olsen, Cavan McCarthy, Keith Armstrong… …   Wikipedia

  • List of English language poets — Poets who wrote or write much of their poetry in the English language.This is a list of English language poets. People on this list should have articles of their own, and should meet the for their poetry. Please place names on the list only if… …   Wikipedia

  • ANGLAISE (LITTÉRATURE) — Toute histoire littéraire sous entend une perspective et la perspective a rapport au temps présent, le passé étant vu en fonction de problèmes contemporains; ainsi, maint écrivain dont le nom est consacré dans le panthéon des célébrités peut se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

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