Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982

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Description

The appearance of Philip Larkin's second prose collection - reviews and critical assessments of writers and writing; pieces on jazz, mostly uncollected; some long, revealing and often highly entertaining interviews given on various occasions - was a considerable literary event. Stamped by wit, originality and intelligence, it was vintage Larkin throughout:

'Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.' 'I see life more as an affair of solitude diversified by company than as an affair of company diversified by solitude.'

Q. 'How did you arrive upon the image of a toad for work or labour?'

A. 'Sheer genius.'

Product Details

Price
£12.99  £12.08
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571131204
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