This volume combines a theoretical critique of the biographical method that dominates Larkin studies with a revolutionary interpretation of his works that better accounts for their profound influence upon leading Postmodernists like Ian McEwan, David Mitchell, Carol Ann Duffy, Damien Hirst - and the creators of Jerry Springer - the Opera .
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Author Biography - John Osborne
JOHN OSBORNE is Director of American Studies at the University of Hull, UK. For ten years (1985-95) he edited Bete Noire magazine and ran what the Guardian described as 'the premier poetry reading series in the English-speaking world'. More recently, he was co-founder and first Secretary of the Philip Larkin Society.