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Stephen Spender

Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. He was appointed the seventeenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the United States Library of Congress in 1965.

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... Letters to Christopher Stephen Spender's Letters to Christopher Isherwood (1980) Journals, 1939-1983 (1985) New Selected Journals, 1939-1995 (2012) ...

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    What I had not foreseen
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