High Windows

by Philip Larkin

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High Windows Synopsis

Larkin's final collection of poems shows, as does all his best work, his ability to adapt contemporary speech rhythms and everyday vocabulary to subtle metrical patterns and poetic forms. Rather than words comes the thought of high windows: The sun-comprehending glass, And beyond it, the deep blue air, that shows Nothing, and is nowhere, and is endless. - from High Windows .

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ISBN: 9780571260140
Publication date: 02/04/2015
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571260140
Publication date: 2nd April 2015
Author: Philip Larkin
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 48 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Poetry,
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin was born in 1922 and grew up in Coventry. In 1955 he became Librarian of the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull, a post he held until his death in 1985. He was the best-loved poet of his generation and the recipient of innumerable honours, including the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and the W.H. Smith Award.

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