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John Holloway (poet)

John Holloway (1920 – 29 August 1999 at the age of 79) was an English poet, critic and academic. Born in South London and educated at the University of Oxford (New College), he served in the artillery and intelligence during the Second World War and then pursued an academic career at the Universities of Oxford, Aberdeen and Cambridge, where he became a fellow of Queens' College and eventually a professor.

Bibliography (incomplete)

  • Philosophy
    • Language and Intelligence (1951)
    • The Victorian Sage (1953)
  • Criticism
    • The Charted mirror
    • The Story of the Night (1961)
    • The Colours of Clarity
    • Widening Horizons in English Verse (1966)
    • The Proud Knowledge (1977)
    • Narrative and Structure (1979)
    • The Slumber of Apollo (1983)
  • Poetry
    • The Minute and longer poems
    • The Fugue and shorter pieces
    • The Landfallers
    • The Lion Hunt (1964)
    • Wood and windfall (1967)
    • Oxford Book of Local Verses (edited, 1987)
    • Civitatula (1993)

External links

  • Obituaries archived by Queens' College
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