Elizabeth Jennings

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Birthday
18, 1926
Birthplace
Lincolnshire, England
Death Date
Oct 26, 2001 (75)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1926
Birthplace
Lincolnshire, England
Death Date
Oct 26, 2001 (75)

About

British traditionalist poet known for her technical mastery of lyric poetry. Her award-winning poetic works include A Way of Looking and Collected Poems 1953–1985.

Before Fame

She graduated from St. Anne's College, Oxford, where she studied to be a librarian.

Trivia

She was a devout Catholic, and her faith greatly influenced her literary work.

Family Life

She was born in Lincolnshire and grew up in Oxford, England.

Associated With

She cited W.H. Auden as one of her major literary influences.