Synopses & Reviews
The essays in this volume abandon the tired clichés of an older critical consensus and offer a lively, provocative response to such issues as sexual politics, national identity and postcolonialism in the work of Philip Larkin, a writer widely regarded as the best Poet Laureate England never had.
Since his death in 1985, Philip Larkin's reputation as a writer has undergone a profound and dramatic transformation. The essays in this volume offer a lively, provocative response to such issues as sexual politics, national identity and postcolonialism on the work of a widely regarded writer.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-255) and index.