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Stephen Spender - Quotes

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Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do.

Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do.

When you read and understand a poem, comprehending its rich and formal meanings, then you master chaos a little. ---->>>

When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course. ---->>>

There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife. ---->>>

Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 09-28, 1909
Birthplace:
Die: 07-16, 1995
Occupation: Poet
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Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist, and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the United States Library of Congress in 1965.(wikipedia)