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Articles by Clive James on Poetry and Poets


Listening For the Flavour: A Poetry Notebook (on Hart Crane, Robert Frost and Charles Olson)

Five Favourite Poetry Books (on W.H. Auden, Robert Frost, W.B. Yeats, and Richard Wilbur)

The Velvet Shackles of a Reputation

Break, Blow, Burn by Camilla Paglia

The Australian Poetic Republic (on David Campbell, Bruce Dawe, Gwen Harwood, Philip Hodgins, A.D. Hope, Francis Hope, David Malouf, James McAuley, Les Murray, Thomas Shapcott, Douglas Stewart, Kenneth Slessor, Alan Wearne, Judith Wright)


Kingsley Amis (2007)

The Examined Life of Kingsley Amis (1979)

W.H. Auden and Cecil Day-Lewis

John Betjeman: Supplier of Verses

Elizabeth Bishop: Everything’s Rainbow

Christopher Brennan

E.E. Cummings: An Instrument to Measure Spring

T.S. Eliot

The Meaning of Recognition (on Philip Hodgins)

The Measure of A.D. Hope (2006)

A.D. Hope (1970)

Sidney Keyes and Keith Douglas

Philip Larkin: An Affair of Sanity

Meeting MacNeice (on Louis MacNeice)

Les Murray

Peter Porter

The Arrow Has Not Two Points (on Ezra Pound)

Kenneth Slessor’s Importance

Sniper-Style: W.D. Snodgrass

A Reason for Translation (on Ted Walker)

Kid Gloves: Richard Wilbur