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Free eBook Martin Seymour Smith: Collected Poems 1943-1993 download ISBN: 1871551471
Author: Martin Seymour-Smith,Peter Davies
Publisher: Greenwich Exchange Ltd (January 24, 2006)
Language: English
Pages: 170
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Poetry
Size MP3: 1607 mb
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Martin Roger Seymour-Smith (24 April 1928 – 1 July 1998) was a British poet, literary critic, biographer and astrologer. His father Frank was a chief librarian who supplied books to Robert Graves, and his mother Marjorie wrote poetry and published under the name of Elena Fearn.

Seymour-Smith was born in London and educated at Highgate School and . A writer envisions Seymour-Smith's classic New World of Modern Literature as an Ebook.

His father Frank was a chief librarian who supplied books to Robert Graves, and his mother Marjorie wrote poetry and published under the name of Elena Fearn. He began as one of the most promising of Anglophone post-war A writer envisions Seymour-Smith's classic New World of Modern Literature as an Ebook.

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Martin Seymour-Smith, who died suddenly in 1998, was best known as a biographer, controversial critic and compiler of literary reference books. His biographies of Robert Graves and Thomas Hardy are amongst the best on their subjects. His Guide to Modern World Literature (1973, revised 1985) and Who’s Who in Twentieth Century Literature (1976), both one-man encyclopedic works, roused the ire of Auberon Waugh by their sheer effrontery but caused Anthony Burgess to liken their author to Samuel Johnson.

Seymour-Smith was born in London and educated at Highgate School and St.Collected Poems 1943–1993, Greenwich Exchange (2006). The Poems of Martin Seymour-Smith, Rune Press (2014).

He began as one of the most promising of Anglophone post-war Collected Poems 1943–1993, Greenwich Exchange (2006). He began as one of the most promising of Anglophone post-war poets, but became better known as a critic, writing biographies of Robert Graves (whom he met first at age 14 and maintained close ties with), Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy, and producing numerous critical studies