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Norman Cameron

Warren Hope

 

 

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Cameron's poetry was admired by Auden; celebrated by Dylan Thomas; valued by Robert Graves. He was described by Martin Seymour-Smith as "one of ... The most rewarding and pure poets of his generation ..." and is at last given a full-length biography. This eminently social man, who had periods of darkness and despair, wrote little poetry by comparison with others of his time, but always of a consistently high quality - imaginative and profound.

 

About the author:

Warren Hope has written studies of Shakespeare, Seamus Heaney and Philip Larkin. A poet, his collection, Adam's Thoughts in Winter has been published by Greenwich Exchange. He lives in Philadelphia.

Warren Hope Feature

 

226  pages

ISBN: 978-1-871551-05-1

Greenwich Exchange Category: Biography

Series: None

 

 

Other books by Warren Hope published by Greenwich Exchange:

First Light & Other Poems

Seamus Heaney

Philip Larkin

Robert Frost

George Orwell

Adam's Thoughts in Winter

 

Reviews

 

"Cameron died of a brain haemorrhage, as had his father and a younger brother. Hope records that "A spontaneous, private funeral, a kind of poet's wake, took place in a Greenwich Village Bar, when word of his death reached Dylan Thomas and Ruthven Todd in

-John Lucas, Thumbscrew 2001

 

"My book of the year has to be Norman Cameron: his life, work and letters by Warren Hope. This is a wonderfully old-fashioned biography (not a footnote in it) which at last does justice to a poet who, as Hope says, wrote poems that are likely to be read,

Robert Nye, The Tablet, December 2000

 

This is an indispensable book about an important poet.

Martin Seymour-Smith