James Kirkup


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in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, The United Kingdom
April 23, 1918

Died
May 10, 2009

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James Falconer Kirkup, FRSL was a prolific English poet, translator and travel writer. He was brought up in South Shields, and educated at South Shields Secondary School and Durham University. He wrote over 30 books, including autobiographies, novels and plays. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1962.

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Haiku Hundred

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Modern Japanese Poetry

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True Misteries And A Chroni...

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Dengonban messages: Oneline...

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The Little Man : The Bigges...

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The Submerged Village and O...

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First Fireworks

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White Shadows, Black Shadow...

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Paper Windows: Poems from J...

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