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Sir Andrew Motion FRSL (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009

Sir Andrew Motion FRSL (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. During the period of his laureateship, Motion founded the Poetry Archive, an online resource of poems and audio recordings of poets reading their own work. In 2012, he became President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, taking over from Bill Bryson.

Sir Andrew Motion has 'quit' Britain for the United States saying that he felt 'still so hard pressed to the national .

Sir Andrew Motion has 'quit' Britain for the United States saying that he felt 'still so hard pressed to the national bosom' that he was 'suffocating' ( Rex Features ). As reported in May, Sir Andrew Motion, former poet laureate, has "quit" Britain for the United States saying, at an event at the Imperial War Museum, that he felt "still so hard pressed to the national bosom" that he was "suffocating". Elsewhere in this shifting, diverse first section of the book are high energy poems, experimentations with spacing and lineation which the book blurb itself admits are "new in Motion's work".

Sir Andrew Motion, FRSL (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer, who presided as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. Motion was appointed Poet Laureate on 1 May 1999, following the death of Ted Hughes, the previous incumbent. The Nobel Prize-winning Northern Irish poet and translator Seamus Heaney had ruled himself out for the post. Breaking with the tr Sir Andrew Motion, FRSL (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer, who presided as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. Motion was appointed Poet Laureate.

Poet Sir Andrew Motion is to leave Britain for a new job in the US, saying being known in the UK as a former poet . Image caption The first poetry book Sir Andrew Motion bought was by World War One poet Wilfred Owen

Poet Sir Andrew Motion is to leave Britain for a new job in the US, saying being known in the UK as a former poet laureate can be "suffocating". Image caption The first poetry book Sir Andrew Motion bought was by World War One poet Wilfred Owen. Poet Sir Andrew Motion is to leave Britain for a new job in the US, saying being known as a former poet laureate in the UK can be "suffocating". He will become professor of the arts at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Sir Andrew said: "I feel I'm spending roughly half my time hiding in plain sight because I used to be something. And the other half of the time I feel still so hard pressed to the national bosom that I'm suffocating.

Andrew Motion was appointed Poet Laureate in 1999; he is Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and co-founder of the online Poetry Archive.

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Sir Andrew Motion (born 26 October 1952) FRSL is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. Motion was born in London and raised in Stisted near Braintree in Essex. After being sent, at the age of seven, to boarding school, was educated at Radley College.

In this book Andrew Motion has made his own choice from his outstandingly fine and varied body of work. Dramatic monologues, elegies, poems of social and political observation, love lyrics - all are part of this important poet's repertoire. Andrew Motion's concern for the extremes of human experience and the artistic integrity that insists on his addressing the reader with maximum clarity and impact are consistent features of a career otherwise remarkable for its imaginative range and technical versatility.

Andrew Motion was born in 1952. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1999, and is Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College, University of London. His novella, The Invention of Dr Cake, was published in 2003 and was described as 'brilliant and almost hallucinatory vividness' (Sunday Telegraph), and 'amazingly clever' (Irish Times).


Independence download epub
Poetry
Author: Sir Andrew Motion
ISBN: 0907540058
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Imprint unknown; First Edition edition (December 7, 1981)
Pages: 29 pages