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Stephen Spender

English poet and man of letters

1909   -   1995

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
educated at: University College, Gresham's School
occupation: poet, writer, essayist, university teacher, journalist, literary critic, translator
award received: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

Sir Stephen Harold Spender (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the United States Library of Congress in 1965.
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The God that Failed

book about disillusionment with Communism by Richard Crossman

author: Louis Fischer, André Gide, Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Stephen Spender, Richard Wright


The Temple

Novel by Stephen Spender

author: Stephen Spender


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