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Phoenix too frequent Critique of D. H. Lawrence, in What became of Jane Austin? (1956)
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Encounter magazine, (July 1960)
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Stanley and the Women (1984), p. 254
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New Approach Needed, about the Second Coming, in A Look Round The Estate : Poems 1957-67 (1967), p. 27
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Attributed in Aren't We Due a Royalty Statement? (1993) by Giles Gordon, and The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999) by Elizabeth M. Knowles, p. 14


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Born: April 16, 1922

Died: October 22, 1995 (aged 73)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, poet, critic, teacher

Bio: Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century.

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