Betjeman's England is a place of patriotic poets and seaside coves, provincial cathedrals and eccentric dons. For fifty years, Betjeman celebrated the glories of Englishness and what it meant to be English. Against a tide of rapid change, he unearthed forgotten heroes, bygone haunts and old-fashioned modes of thought. But as this original collection reveals, his appeal goes far beyond simple nostalgia. It lies in his passionate convictions, his humour and his humanity. What does it mean to be English? What is Englishness? ...

Tennis Whites and Teacakes 2010, John Murray Publishers, London

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Tennis Whites and Teacakes 2008, John Murray Publishers

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Tennis Whites and Teacakes 2007, John Murray Publishers

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