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Laurence Lerner

Laurence Lerner, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, has taught at universities all over the world. He was Professor English at the University of Sussex, and later at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. His many critical books include The Truest Poetry (1960), The Truthtellers (on Jane Austen, George Eliot and D.H. Lawrence), (1967), and An Introduction to English Poetry (1975). He has received Poetry Book Society recommendations and his novels include the engaging My Grandfather's...See more