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Betjeman Library

Betjeman Library

a catalogue of the library of Sir John Betjeman : printed books, manuscripts, letters, books with autograph notes & annotations.

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John adopted his style of spelling the family name around the age of twenty-one (the name can be traced back to Dutch or German origin).

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For further information, consult the appropriate :// The best poems by John Betjeman – and some interesting facts about them. Sir John Betjeman () was UK Poet Laureate from until his death, and became one of Britain’s best-loved poets of the twentieth century.

When his Collected Poems was published init was a bestseller. Below is our selection of Betjeman’s best poems /01/great-john-betjeman-poems-everyone-should-read. John Betjeman: letters: volume one, to / edited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green Betjeman, John, [ Book: ]   The University of Exeter Library's print collections are of regional and national significance, featuring several Devon parish libraries, including Crediton, Barnstaple, Totnes and Ottery St Mary, the Hypatia collection of women's history, the Syon Abbey Library, and John Betjeman's working library.

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ISBN After Bevis Hillier’s volumes, letters, TV programmes and a celebration to overwhelm Radios Three and Four one might assume there was little new about Sir John. Wilson eventually comes to his poetry from unexpected angles while exposing his emotional life with painful ://   Internet Archive Language English Title (alternate script) None Author (alternate script) None.

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Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Betjeman, John, ; Format: Book; 16 p., [32] p. of plates: 33 ill. (16 col.), port. ; 18 x This small collection contains manuscripts of stray archival materials found loose within the working library collection.

Included are: letters and cards (from Betjeman himself, and also to Betjeman from family, friends, literary and other acquaintances including aspiring poets, publishers and fans); draft articles and reviews, drawings; notes; and manuscript poem drafts/fragments (mostly   Free Online Library: Anglicanism and the poetry of John Betjeman.

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Gardner SPCK,£, Pbk., p, ISBN Kevin J. Gardner is Associate Professor of English at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and a Betjeman enthusiast. The five chapters of his scholarly and well researched book deal with the various manifestations, meanings and paradoxes of Betjeman’s Anglicanism; his doubts, [ ]