Patric Dickinson

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For the English officer of arms, see Patric Laurence Dickinson.

Patric Thomas Dickinson (December 26, 1914—January 28, 1994) was a British poet, translator from the Greek and Latin classics, and playwright. He also worked for the BBC, from 1942 to 1948. He wrote full-time from 1948.

He was born in Nasirabad, India. He studied at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. An autobiography The Good Minute was published in 1965.

He received the Cholmondeley Award in 1973.


  • Nicholas Albery, Poem for the Day (1995), p. 377

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