Jon Stallworthy

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Birthday
18, 1935
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 2014 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1935
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 19, 2014 (79)

About

A British poet, literary critic, and academic, he published seven volumes of poetry, including A Familiar Tree, The Astronomy of Love, and Hand in Hand. He also edited Volume 2C of the Norton Anthology of English Literature, as well as a collection of World War I-era poems.

Before Fame

He started writing poetry at age seven and went on to receive the Newdigate Prize while a student at Magdalen College, Oxford.

Trivia

His 1998 memoir, Singing School, details his poetic development.

Family Life

His parents, Margaret and John Arthur Stallworthy, were both born in New Zealand.

Associated With

He published a 1963 scholarly work entitled Between the Lines: W. B. Yeats' Poetry in the Making.

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