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Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1974

Edmund Charles Blunden was born on November 1, 1896 in London, England. He was a poet, author and critic who wrote of his experiences in World War I in both verse and prose. For most of his career, Blunden was also a reviewer for English publications and an academic in Tokyo and later Hong Kong. He ended his career as Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature six times. Blunden died on January 20, 1974.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edmund Blunden papers

MS-119
 Collection
Identifier: MS-119
Overview Edmund Blunden (1896-1974), English poet. The collections contains letters to Holbrook Jackson and Harold G. Rugg, a notebook and manuscripts of poems and reviews.