poet, writer and essayist

Stephen Spender

Stephen Harold Spender was a beloved and very prolific poet, writer and essayist, famous for – among other titles – Ruins and Visions (1942) and The Thirties and After (1978). He studied at Oxford, taught at several American universities and was Professor at University College London. As a member of the Allied Control Council he devoted himself to the denazification of Germany. In 1983 he was knighted in the Queens Birthday Honours.

Published in

Journal Nexus
2015

Nexus 70

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