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Overview The term "Hungry Generation" refers to Indian poets of the 1960s and early 1970s. This collection consists mainly of correspondence between Indian poet and translator Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and Howard McCord, an American poet who edited the anthology Young Poets of India.
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Abstract Paul Potts (1911-1990) made his living during the 1930s selling leftist poems on the streets of London. His later poems include "Instead of a Sonnet" (1944), and "A Ballad for Britain on May Day" (1945); his best known prose work is the autobiographical "Dante Called You Beatrice" (1960). Potts' work regularly appeared in leading poetry magazines of the day, but despite this, Potts rapidly became disillusioned with poetry and eventually gave up publishing it at all. The Paul Potts Papers...
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Abstract Robin (Robert Everard) Waterfield (1914-2002), worked for a series of publishers and booksellers early in his career, and in 1974 opened Robin Waterfield Ltd., an antiquarian bookshop. Waterfield ran this bookshop until being forced to retire in 1980. The Robin Waterfield Papers consist of correspondence, financial materials, drafts of poetry and other writings, illustrations, publicity materials, and photographs, and contains materials relating to Meary James Thurairajah Tambimuttu, Jane...