Redgrove, Peter William

Redgrove, Peter William
   Born Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, the son of an advertising copywriter, he was educated at Taunton School, Somerset, and at Queens' College, Cambridge, where he studied natural sciences, though he did not graduate. He worked as scientific journalist and copywriter. He was a founding member of "the Group." He had three periods of teaching at universities in America, then between 1962 and 1965 he was Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University, and from 1966 to 1983 he was lecturer in liberal studies at Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall. He was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1996 and an honorary doctorate of letters from Sheffield University. Redgrove published around 50 collections of verse, 27 plays, seven novels and a set of short stories. He married Penelope Shuttle (see entry) in 1980. Some of his more recent poetry publications: The Moon Disposes: Poems 1954-1987, 1987. Poems 1954-1987, 1989. Under the Reservoir, 1992. Assembling a Ghost, 1996. From the Virgil Caverns, 2002. Some of his poems: "Against Death," "Bedtime Story for My Son," "Required of You This Night," "The Apprentice at the Feast," "The Secretary."
   Sources: Biography of Peter William Redgrove ( New Poets of England and America. Donald Hall and Robert Pack, eds. World, 1962. Obituary of Peter Redgrove. Telegraph News ( Obituary of Peter Redgrove: Queens' College Record 2004 ( P.E.N. New Poetry I. Robert Nye, ed. Quartet Books, 1986. Philip Hobsbaum, 1932Collection of Correspondence and Manuscripts of the Group, ca. 1955-1968 ( The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 ( The National Portrait Gallery ( The New Modern Poetry: British and American Poetry since World War II. M.L. Rosenthal, ed. Macmillan, 1967. The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse. Philip Larkin, ed. Oxford University Press, 1973. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (

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

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Peter Redgrove — Peter William Redgrove (1932 2003) was a prolific and widely respected British poet, who also wrote works with his second wife Penelope Shuttle on menstruation and women s health, novels and plays.He was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter Redgrove — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Peter William Redgrove (1932 2003) prolífico poeta inglés, que también escribió trabajos con su segunda esposa Penelope Shuttle sobre menstruación y salud femenina, novelas y obras de teatro. Nació en Kingston upon… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Peter Redgrove — Peter William Redgrove (* 2. Januar 1932 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey; † 16. Juni 2003 in Falmouth, Cornwall) war ein britischer Schriftsteller. Redgrove lehrte an verschiedenen Universitäten in den USA und England.[1] Er war zweimal… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Redgrove —   [ redgrəʊv], Peter William, englischer Schriftsteller, * Kingston upon Thames 2. 1. 1932; Mitbegründer der Lyrikervereinigung »The Group«. Redgrove schreibt in der Tradition des Surrealismus mit Betonung der freien Assoziation und der Magie des …   Universal-Lexikon

  • The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse —   …   Wikipedia

  • 1932 in poetry — yearbox2 in?=in poetry in2?=in literature cp=19th century c=20th century cf=21st century yp1=1929 yp2=1930 yp3=1931 year=1932 ya1=1933 ya2=1934 ya3=1935 dp3=1900s dp2=1910s dp1=1920s d=1930s da=1940s dn1=1950s dn2=1960s dn3=1970s|Events*W. B.… …   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

  • Jordi Doce — (Gijón, 1967), poeta, crítico y traductor español. Jordi Doce [[Archivo: Madri …   Wikipedia Español

  • 1996 in poetry — yearbox2 in?=in poetry in2?=in literature cp=19th century c=20th century cf=21st century yp1=1993 yp2=1994 yp3=1995 year=1996 ya1=1997 ya2=1998 ya3=1999 dp3=1960s dp2=1970s dp1=1980s d=1990s da=0 dn1=2000s dn2=2010s dn3=2020s|Events* National… …   Wikipedia

  • 1963 in poetry — yearbox2 in?=in poetry in2?=in literature cp=19th century c=20th century cf=21st century yp1=1960 yp2=1961 yp3=1962 year=1963 ya1=1964 ya2=1965 ya3=1966 dp3=1930s dp2=1940s dp1=1950s d=1960s da=0 dn1=1970s dn2=1980s dn3=1990s|Events* Bob Dylan… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

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