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I shouldn’t normally show what I’d written to anyone: what would be the point? You remember Tennyson reading an unpublished poem to Jowett; when he had finished, Jowett said, “I shouldn’t publish that if I were you, Tennyson.” Tennyson replied, … Continue reading

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Philip Larkin, photographer

“England’s famously provincial and sardonic poet-cum-librarian may not seem the most likely candidate as an early proponent of the selfie.”  The poet and his pictures.

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