Alan Brownjohn

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Alan Charles Brownjohn FRSL (born 28 July 1931) is an English poet and novelist.

He was born in London and educated at Merton College, Oxford. He taught until 1979, when he became a full-time writer. He participated in Philip Hobsbaum's weekly poetry discussion meetings known as The Group.

Alan Brownjohn is a Distinguished Supporter of the British Humanist Association.

Works[edit]

  • Travellers Alone (1954) poems
  • The Railings (1961) poems
  • To Clear the River (1964) novel, as John Berrington
  • Penguin Modern Poets 14 (1965) with Michael Hamburger, Charles Tomlinson
  • The Lions' Mouths (1967)
  • A Day by Indirections (1969) broadsheet poem
  • First I Say This: A Selection of Poems for Reading Alou (1969) editor
  • Sandgrains On A Tray (1969)
  • Woman Reading Aloud (1969) broadsheet poem
  • Synopsis (1970)
  • Brownjohn's Beasts (1970)
  • Transformation Scene (1971) broadside poem
  • An Equivalent (1971) poem
  • New Poems 1970-71. A P.E.N. Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (1971) edited with Seamus Heaney and Jon Stallworthy
  • Warrior's Career (1972)
  • She Made of It (1974)
  • A Song of Good Life (1975)
  • Philip Larkin (1975)
  • New Poetry 3, Arts Council anthology (1977) edited with Maureen Duffy
  • A Night in the Gazebo (1980)
  • Nineteen Poems (1980)
  • Collected Poems 1952–1983 (1983)
  • The Old Flea-Pit (1987)
  • The Observation Car (1990) poems
  • The Gregory Anthology 1987-1990 (1990) editor with K. W. Gransden
  • The Way You Tell Them: A Yarn of the Nineties (1990) novel
  • Inertia Reel (1992) broadside poem
  • In the Cruel Arcade (1994)
  • The Long Shadows (1997) novel
  • Horace by Pierre Corneille (1997) translator
  • The Cat without E-mail (Enitharmon Press 2001)
  • A Funny Old Year (2001) novel
  • The Men Around Her Bed (Enitharmon Press, 2004)
  • Windows on the Moon (2009) novel
  • Ludbrooke and Others (Enitharmon Press, 2010)

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