Elizabeth Jennings: 'The Inward War'


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Elizabeth Jennings was one of the most popular, prolific, and widely anthologized lyric poets in the second half of the twentieth century. This first biography, based on extensive archival research and interviews with Jennings's contemporaries, integrates her life and work and explores the 'inward war' the poet experienced as a result of her gender, religion, and mental fragility. Originally associated with the Movement, Jennings was sui generis, believing poetry was 'communication' and 'communion.' She wrote of nature ...

Elizabeth Jennings: 'The Inward War' 2018, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198820840