J. Redwood Anderson

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John Redwood Anderson (1883–1964) was an English poet.

Life[edit]

Anderson was born in Salford and educated at home and at Trinity College, Oxford. After travelling, he settled as a teacher in Kingston-upon-Hull.[1][2]

His play Babel was produced on a number of occasions,[3][4] and was published by Ernest Benn in 1927. (It was re-published in 1936 in a revised version for the stage as The Tower to Heaven by the Oxford University Press.)

Works[edit]

  • The Music of Death (1904)
  • The Legend of Eros and Psyche (1908)
  • The Mask (1912)
  • Flemish Tales (1913)
  • Walls and Hedges (1919)
  • Haunted Islands (1923/4)
  • Babel (1927) verse drama
  • The Vortex (1928)
  • Standing Waters (1929) (poetry - pamphlet)
  • Transvaluations (1932)
  • The Human Dawn (1934)
  • English Fantasies (1935)
  • The Tower to Heaven (1936)
  • The Curlew Cries (1940)
  • The Principle of Uniformity in English Metre (1941) (criticism - pamphlet)
  • Approach (1946)
  • The Fugue of Time (1946)
  • Paris Symphony (1947)
  • An Ascent (1947)
  • Pillars to Remembrance (1948)
  • Almanac (1956) [3]
  • While Fates Allow (1962)
  • Poems of the Evening (1971)

References[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Poems of Today, third series (1938), p. xxi..
  2. ^ A master at Hymers College for many years, Philip Larkin, Selected Letters (1992), edited by Anthony Thwaite, p. 555.
  3. ^ [1] in 1924.
  4. ^ At the Mercury Theatre, London in 1936 [2].