Category:Stephen Spender

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English: Sir Stephen Harold Spender (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist whose work deals with the themes of social injustice and the class struggle. He was the seventeenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the United States Library of Congress, an appointment sometimes referred to as "the American Poet Laureate".


Stephen Spender 
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English poet and man of letters
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Date of birth 28 February 1909
Kensington
Stephen Harold Spender
Date of death 16 July 1995
London
Educated at
  • University College
  • Gresham's School
Occupation
  • poet
  • writer
  • essayist
  • university teacher
  • journalist
  • literary critic
Employer
  • University College London
Member of
  • Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung
  • Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Father
  • Harold Spender
Sibling
  • Humphrey Spender
  • Michael Spender
Child
Spouse
  • Natasha Spender
Award received
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
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