Charles Tomlinson

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Birthday
8, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 22, 2015 (88)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 22, 2015 (88)

About

British poet, scholar, translator, and artist. His literary works include Door in the Wall, Metamorphoses: Poetry and Translation, Cracks in the Universe, and Skywriting.

Before Fame

He studied at Queens' College, Cambridge and later worked as a schoolteacher. He published his debut work, A Peopled Landscape, in 1963.

Trivia

In Against Extremity, he criticizes confessional poets like Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath.

Family Life

He grew up in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He and his wife Brenda met as teenagers.

Associated With

He mentions in his book Some Americans that he was greatly influenced by the work of William Carlos Williams.

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