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Alfred Charles Tomlinson, CBE (born January 8, 1927) is a major British poet and translator, and also an academic and artist. He was born and raised in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, and read English at Queens' College, Cambridge. After leaving university he spend a year in Italy and then taught in a primary school. He later became Emeritus Professor of English Poetry at the University of Bristol, England. CBE can stand for: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, a grade in the Order of the British Empire Council of Biology Editors, a former name of the Council of Science Editors, who publish the CBE style guide Calgary Board of Education - The public school board for the... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page is about Stoke-on-Trent in England. ... Full name The Queens College of Saint Margaret and Saint Bernard, commonly called Queens College, in the University of Cambridge Motto Floreat Domus May this House Flourish Named after - Previous names - Established 1448 Sister College Pembroke College President Lord Eatwell Location Silver Street Undergraduates 490 Graduates 270 Homepage Boatclub... The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol in the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ...


His first book of poetry was published in 1951, and his Collected Poems was published by the Oxford University Press in 1985, followed by the Selected Poems: 1955-1997 in 1997. Skywriting (2004) is his latest collection. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Oxford University Press (OUP) is a highly-respected publishing house and a department of the University of Oxford in England. ... This article is about the year. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He edited the Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation and the Selected Poems of William Carlos Williams. William Carlos Williams Dr. William Carlos Williams (sometimes known as WCW) (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963), was an American poet closely associated with Modernism. ...


He is also an artist, and In Black and White: The Graphics of Charles Tomlinson, with an introduction by Nobel prize-winner Octavio Paz, was published in 1976. Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1991 he recorded all of his published poetry for Keele University. He was awarded a CBE by the Queen in 2002. He currently lives with his family, near Wotton-under-Edge. Keele Hall, formerly the ancestral home of the Sneyd family, is now part of Keele University Keele University is a British university located by the village of Keele, and the University is the only one in the UK to be associated with a village. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location within the British Isles Wotton-under-Edge is an attractive market town located near the southern end of the Cotswolds in the county of Gloucestershire, England. ...


Further reading

  • O'Gorman, Kathleen. Charles Tomlinson: Man and Artist. University of Missouri Press, 1988.
  • Charles Tomlinson Reads His Stoke Poems, Keele University 1994. (Audio recordings of his poetry about Stoke-on-Trent).

Keele Hall, formerly the ancestral home of the Sneyd family, is now part of Keele University Keele University is a British university located by the village of Keele, and the University is the only one in the UK to be associated with a village. ...

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Charles Tomlinson (1733 words)
Charles Tomlinson was born in 1927 in Stoke on Trent and studied English at Cambridge University.
Charles Tomlinson is also an artist, and had an Arts Council Exhibition combining his poetry and graphics, 'In Black and White', opening at the Hayward Gallery in 1978, and travelling throughout Britian.
Tomlinson is clear-eyed and precise in his critical assessments, in ‘Elizabeth Bishop’ (‘her precision comes from an effort at self-control that refuses to be more explicit’) and ‘Black Mountain Revisited’.
Charles Tomlinson Died (219 words)
Charles was a long-time supporter of The Objectivist Center.
Charles is survived by his wife Susanna, three children C. Allen Tomlinson, Vanessa T. Smyth, and Stephan R. Tomlinson, and six grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial donations to The Objectivist Center, the Cherokee Public Library (PO Box 333, Cherokee, AL 35616, (256) 359-4384), Hospice of the Shoals, or an organization of personal choice in lieu of flowers.
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