Kingsley Amis

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Birthday
16, 1922
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Oct 22, 1995 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1922
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Oct 22, 1995 (73)

About

A twentieth-century British writer, poet, educator, and literary critic, he is best remembered for his humorous novels. His most famous works include Lucky Jim and That Uncertain Feeling.

Before Fame

He studied at St. John's College, Oxford and served briefly in World War II.

Trivia

He was associated with the Angry Young Men literary movement of the 1950s.

Family Life

He had three children, Margin, Sally and Philip, with his first wife, Hilary Bardwell, before leaving her for his second wife, Elizabeth Jane Howard.

Associated With

He and W.H. Auden served as editors of different editions of the same British poetry anthology.