Letters from Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin, including many cartoon sketches (especially 1946-51), and some poems.
Letters of Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 6044-54
- Dates of Creation1944-85
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description11 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Philip Larkin (1922-1985) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Kingsley Amis (1922-1995) was a novelist and literary critic. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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The letters were bequeathed to the Library by Philip Larkin, 1985.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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