BIBLIOGRAPHY

ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

  • Larkin, various papers: Hull University Collection, The History Centre, Hull, U DP, U DPL and U DLN/1-6
  • Letters to Kingsley Amis: The Huntington Library, California, AMS 353–428
  • Letters to Monica Jones: The Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. c.7403–c.7445
  • Letters to James Sutton: Hull University Collection, The History Centre, Hull, U DP/174/2
  • Workbook 1 (1944–50): British Library, Add. MS. 52619
  • Workbooks 2–8: Hull University Collection, The History Centre, Hull, U DPL/1/2–8
  • Workbook containing drafts of poems from 1975–6: Emory University, Atlanta, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Library (MARBL)

PUBLICATIONS OF LARKIN”S WORK

  • All What Jazz: A Record Diary (London: Faber & Faber, 2nd edn, 1985)
  • ‘Biographical Details: OXFORD’, parts 1 and 2, About Larkin 23 (April 2007), 5–13, and About Larkin 24 (October 2007), 4–19
  • Complete Poems of Philip Larkin, ed. with an introduction and commentary by Archie Burnett (London: Faber & Faber, 2012)
  • ‘Country Beauty’ (‘Verlaine’), About Larkin 36 (October 2013), 4–5
  • Early Poems and Juvenilia, ed. A. T. Tolley (London: Faber & Faber, 2005)
  • Further Requirements: Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews 1952–1985, ed. Anthony Thwaite (London: Faber & Faber, pbk edn with two additional chapters, 2002)
  • A Girl in Winter (London: Faber & Faber, 1975 edn)
  • High Windows (London: Faber & Faber, 1974)
  • ‘An Incident in the English Camp’, About Larkin 12 (October 2001), 5–10
  • Incidents from Phippy’s Schooldays, ed. Brenda Allen and James Acheson (Edmonton, Canada: Juvenilia Press, 2002)
  • Jill (London: Faber & Faber, 1975 edn)
  • ‘Larkin’s Dream Diary 1942–3, Part 1′ and ‘Part 2′, ed. Don Lee, About Larkin 27 (April 2009), 5–13, and About Larkin 28 (October 2009), 5–13
  • Larkin’s Jazz: Essays and Reviews 1940–84, ed. Richard Palmer and John White (London and New York: Continuum, 2001)
  • ‘Larkin’s Second Dream Diary’, ed. James Booth, About Larkin 32 (October 2011), 6–7.
  • The Less Deceived (Hull: Marvell Press, 1955)
  • ‘Letters to my Mind’, About Larkin 34 (October 2012), 5–9
  • Letters to Monica, ed. Anthony Thwaite (London: Faber & Faber/Bodleian Library, 2010)
  • The North Ship (London: Fortune Press, 1945; first Faber & Faber edn 1966)
  • The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse (London: Oxford University Press, 1973)
  • ‘Peter’, About Larkin 11 (April 2001), 13–23
  • Philip Larkin: Collected Poems, ed. Anthony Thwaite (London: Marvell Press/Faber & Faber, 1988, revised 1990)
  • Philip Larkin: Collected Poems, ed. Anthony Thwaite (London: Marvell Press/Faber & Faber, 2003); excludes poems first published in 1988
  • Philip Larkin: Poems, selected by Martin Amis (London: Faber & Faber, 2011)
  • Philip Larkin Reads and Comments on The Whitsun Weddings, Listen Records. ‘The Poet’s Voice’, ed. George Hartley (Hull: Marvell Press, 1965)
  • Philip Larkin Reads The Less Deceived, Listen Records. ‘The Poet’s Voice’, ed. George Hartley (Hull: Marvell Press, 1958)
  • ‘Poem for Penelope abt. the Mechanical Turd’, in Susannah Tarbush, ‘From Willow Gables to “Aubade”: Penelope Scott Stokes and Philip Larkin: Part 1′, About Larkin 25 (April 2008), 5–11, at p. 11
  • Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955–1982 (London: Faber & Faber, 1983)
  • Selected Letters, ed. Anthony Thwaite (London: Faber & Faber, 1992)
  • ‘Single to Belfast’, in Andrew Motion, Philip Larkin: A Writer’s Life (London: Faber & Faber, 1993), 196–7
  • ‘Story 1′, About Larkin 10 (October 2000), 4–20
  • Trouble at Willow Gables and Other Fictions, ed. James Booth (London: Faber & Faber, 2002)
  • The Whitsun Weddings (London: Faber & Faber, 1964).
  • ‘The Winter Palace’, About Larkin 33 (April 2012), front cover
  • ‘Worksheets of “At Grass”, Phoenix 11/12 (1973/4), 91–103
  • XX Poems, privately printed, Belfast, 1951

BIOGRAPHY AND CONCORDANCE

  • Bloomfield, B. C.: Philip Larkin: A Bibliography 1933–1994 (London: British Library and Oak Knoll Press, revised and enlarged edn, 2002)
  • Watt, R. J. C.: A Concordance to the Poetry of Philip Larkin (Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 1995)

MEMOIRS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF LARKIN

  • Amis, Kingsley: Memoirs (London: Hutchinson, 1991)
  • ‘Oxford and After’, in Anthony Thwaite (ed.), Larkin at Sixty (London:
    • Faber & Faber, 1982) 23–30
  • Booth, James: ‘Glimpses’ (interview with Monica Jones), About Larkin 12 (October 2001), 21–6
  • Brennan, Maeve: ‘Philip Larkin: a biographical sketch’, in Brian Dyson (ed.), The Modern Academic Library: Essays in Memory of Philip Larkin (London: Library Association, 1988), 1–19
    • The Philip Larkin I Knew (Manchester: Manchester University Press, Larkin Society Monograph 3, 2002)
  • Dawson (Arnott), Winifred: ‘The Day I Met Monica’, About Larkin 31 (April 2011), 5–7
  • Dyson, Brian (ed.): The Modern Academic Library: Essays in Memory of Philip Larkin (London: Library Association, 1998
  • Fowler, Margaret: ‘Larkin’s Library Recollected’, About Larkin 32 (October 2011), 11
  • Hamburger, Michael: Philip Larkin (London: Enitharmon Press, 2002
  • Hartley, George (ed.): Philip Larkin – A Tribute: 1922–1985 (London: Marvell Press, 1988)
  • Hartley, Jean: ‘Larkin, Love and Sex’, About Larkin 30 (October 2010), 6–8.
  • Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and Me (1989; London: Sumach Press, 1993)
  • Hughes, Noel: ‘The Young Mr Larkin’, in Anthony Thwaite (ed.), Larkin at Sixty (London: Faber & Faber, 1982), 17–22
  • Iles, Norman: ‘Our Group’, London Magazine, December/January 1999/2000, 26–7
  • Moon, Brenda: ‘Working with Philip Larkin’, About Larkin
  • Phillips, Moira: ‘Larkin Recollected’, About Larkin 33 (April 2012), 11
  • Raban, Jonathan: Coasting (London, Collins Harvill, 1986)
  • ‘Philip Larkin’, in Driving Home: An American Scrapbook (London: Picador, 2010)
  • Rowland, Yvonne: ‘Remembering Monica Jones in Leicester’, About Larkin 30 (October 2010), 18–19
  • Saville, John: Memoirs from the Left (London: Merlin Press, 2003
  • Sharpe, Norman, and A. K. B. Evans (eds): ‘Monica at Leicester’, About Larkin 12 (October 2001), 17–19
  • Siverns (Bowman) Ruth: ‘Philip Larkin at Wellington 1943–1946′, About Larkin 1 (April 1996), 4–5
  • Thwaite, Anthony (ed.): Larkin at Sixty (London: Faber & Faber, 1982)
  • Watt, R. J. C., ‘”Scragged by embryo-Leavises”: Larkin reading his poems’, Critical Survey 1.2 (1989), 172–5

BIOGRAPHIES

  • Booth, James: Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)
  • Bradford, Richard: First Boredom, Then Fear: The Life of Philip Larkin (London: Peter Owen, 2005)
    • The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin (London: Robson Press, 2012)
  • Motion, Andrew: Philip Larkin: A Writer’s Life (London: Faber & Faber, 1993)

BOOKS, ARTICLES AND OTHER SECONDARY MATERIAL ON LARKIN

  • Alvarez, A., ‘The New Poetry, or Beyond the Gentility Principle’, Introduction to The New Poetry (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962), 17–28
  • Amis, Martin: ‘Philip Larkin, His Work and Life’, Introduction to Philip Larkin: Poems (London: Faber & Faber, 2011), ix–xxiii
  • Avis (Strang), Patricia, Playing the Harlot or Mostly Coffee (London: Virago, 1996)
  • Baron, Michael (ed.): Larkin with Poetry: English Association Conference Papers (Leicester: English Association, 1997)
  • Bennett, Alan: ‘Alas! Deceived’, in Stephen Regan (ed.), Philip Larkin: Contemporary Critical Essays (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), 226–49
  • Blackburn, Simon: ‘English Tombs and Larkin’, About Larkin 36 (October 2013), 7–11
  • Booth, James: ‘The Card-Players’, in Michael Hanke (ed.), Fourteen English Sonnets: Critical Essays, Studien zur anglistischen Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft (28) (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2007), 169–77.
    • ‘Competing Pulses: Secular and Sacred in Hughes, Larkin and Plath’, Critical Survey 12.3 (2000), 4–27
    • ‘Larkin as Animal Poet’, About Larkin 22 (October 2006), 5–9
    • (ed.): New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000)
    • Philip Larkin: The Poet’s Plight (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)
    • Philip Larkin: Writer (Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992)
    • ‘”Snooker” at the Seaside: The Birthday Walk in Scarborough’, About Larkin 16 (October 2003), 29–31
    • ‘Sydney Larkin’s Little Hitler’, About Larkin 29 (April 2010), 27
    • ‘The Turf-cutter and the Nine-to-Five Man: Heaney, Larkin, and “the Spiritual Intellect’s Great Work”‘, Twentieth-Century Literature 43.4 (Winter 1997), 369–93
  • Brennan, Maeve: ‘James Ballard Sutton 1921–1997′, About Larkin 5 (April 1988), 24–7
  • Bristow, Joseph: ‘The Obscenity of Philip Larkin’, Critical Inquiry 21 (Autumn 1994), 176–7
  • Burnett, Archie: ‘Biography and Poetry: Philip Larkin’, About Larkin 36 (October 2013), 7–18
  • Carey, John: ‘The Two Philip Larkins’, in James Booth (ed.), New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), 51–65
  • Castle, Terry: ‘The Lesbianism of Philip Larkin’, in Zachary Leader (ed.), The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, Davie, and their Contemporarie (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 79–105
  • Chesters, Graham: ‘Larkin and Baudelaire’s Damned Women’, in James Dolamore (ed.), Making Connections: Essays in French Culture and Society in Honour of Philip Thody (Bern: Peter Lang, 1999), 81–92.
    • ‘Tireless Play: Speculations on Larkin’s “Absences”‘, Richard Bales (ed.), Challenges of Translation in French Literature: Studies and Poems in Honour of Peter Broome (Bern: Peter Lang, 2005), 47–60
  • Conquest, Robert: Introduction to New Lines: An Anthology, ed. Robert Conquest (London: Macmillan, 1962), v–xviii.
    • ‘New Lines, Movements, and Modernisms’, in Zachary Leader (ed.), The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, Davie, and their Contemporaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 307–16
  • D’Arch Smith, Timothy: R. A. Caton and the Fortune Press: A Memoir and a Hand-List (revised edn, North Pomfret, Vermont: Asphodel Editions, 2004)
  • Dawson (Arnott), Winifred: ‘Photograph Albums Revisited’, About Larkin 13 (April 2002), 4
  • Dyson, Brian (ed.), The Modern Academic Library: Essays in Memory of Philip Larkin (London: Library Association, 1988)
  • Everett, Barbara: ‘After Symbolism’, Essays in Criticism, 1980; reprinted in Poets in their Time (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), 230–44
  • Foster, Paul, Trevor Brighton and Patrick Garland, An Arundel Tomb, Otter Memorial Paper 1 (Chichester: Chichester Institute, 1987)
  • Gilpin, George: ‘Patricia Avis and Philip Larkin’, in James Booth (ed.), New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), 66–78
  • Gresham, Ross: ‘Larkin on the Lucky Jim Manuscript’, About Larkin 26 (October 2008), 11–13
  • Holt, Hazel: A Lot to Ask: A Life of Barbara Pym (London: Macmillan, 1990)
  • Hughes, Ted: Letters of Ted Hughes, ed. Christopher Reid (London: Faber & Faber, 2007)
  • Ingelbien, Raphaël: ‘The Uses of Symbolism: Larkin and Eliot’, in James Booth (ed.), New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), 130–43
  • Kelly, Terry: ‘The Black Album’, review of Martin Amis’s Philip Larkin: Poems, About Larkin 32 (October 2011), 33–4
  • Kriewald, Gary: ‘Wasteful, weak, propitiatory poems: Larkin apologizes to the animals’, About Larkin 28 (October 2009), 29–33
  • Leader, Zachary (ed.): The Letters of Kingsley Amis (London: HarperCollins, 2000).
    • (ed.): The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, Davie, and their Contemporaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • Leggett, B. J.: Larkin’s Blues: Jazz, Popular Music and Poetry (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999)
  • Lodge, David: ‘Philip Larkin: The Metonymic Muse’, in Stephen Regan (ed.), Philip Larkin: Contemporary Critical Essays (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), 71–82
  • Lomax, Marion: ‘Larkin with Women’, in Michael Baron (ed.), Larkin with Poetry: English Association Conference Papers (Leicester: English Association, 1997), 31–46>
  • Longley, Edna: ‘Poète Maudit Manqué’, in George Hartley (ed.), Philip Larkin – A Tribute: 1922–1985 (London: Marvell Press, 1988), 220–31
  • Lowe, N. F.: ‘Bruce Montgomery and Philip Larkin: Evidence of a ruptured relationship’, About Larkin 6 (October 1998), 11–12
  • Marshall, Oliver: ‘A Letter from Loughborough’, About Larkin 15 (April 2003), 18–19
  • Morrison, Blake: The Movement: English Poetry and Fiction of the 1950s (London: Methuen, 1980)
    • ‘”Still Going On, All of It”: The Movement in the 1950s and the Movement Today’, in Zachary Leader (ed.), The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, Davie, and their Contemporaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 16–33
  • Orwin, James L.: ‘Serious Earth: Philip Larkin’s American Tapes’, About Larkin 25 (April 2008), 20–4
    • Jean Hartley’s Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and Me: an Index (Hull: Dancing Sisters, 2015)
  • Osborne, John: ‘Larkin and the Visual Arts’, About Larkin 36 (October 2013), 19–21
    • Larkin, Ideology and Critical Violence: A Case of Wrongful Conviction (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
    • Radical Larkin: Seven Types of Technical Mastery (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
  • Palmer, Richard: Such Deliberate Disguises: The Art of Philip Larkin (London and New York: Continuum, 2008)
  • Parkinson, R. N.: ‘To keep our metaphysics warm: A study of “Church Going” by Philip Larkin’, Critical Survey 5 (Winter 1971), 224–33
  • Paulin, Tom: ‘She Did Not Change: Philip Larkin’, Minotaur: Poetry and the Nation State(London: Faber & Faber, 1992), 233–51
  • Pelizzon, V. Penelope: ‘Native Carnival: Philip Larkin’s Puppet-Theatre of Ritual’, in James Booth (ed.), New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), 213–23
  • Regan, Stephen (ed.): Philip Larkin: Contemporary Critical Essays (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997)
  • Roberts, Neil: ‘Hughes, the Laureateship and National Identity’, Q/W/E/R/T/Y 9 (October 1999), 203–9
    • Rossen, Janice: ‘Larkin at Oxford: Chaucer, Langland and Bruce Montgomery’, Journal of Modern Literature 21.2 (Winter 1997), 295–311.
    • ‘Philip Larkin and Lucky Jim’, Journal of Modern Literature 22.1 (Fall 1998), 147–64
    • Philip Larkin: His Life’s Work (Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1989)
  • Rowe, M.W.: ‘The Transcendental Larkin’, English 38. 161 (Summer 1989), 143–152.
    • ‘Unreal Girls: Lesbian Fantasy in Early Larkin’, in James Booth (ed) New Larkins for Old (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), 79-96.
    • ‘On Being Brunette: Larkin’s Schoolgirl Fictions’, Critical Quarterly 2.4 (Winter 2001), 42-58.
    • ‘A Cake in the Rain’, review of David Whittle, Bruce Montgomery/Edmund Crispin: A Life in Music and Books, About Larkin 26 (October 2008), 28-31.
    • Philip Larkin: Art and Self: Five Studies (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
    • ‘Unreal Cities: Gautier’s Influence on “For Sidney Bechet”‘, About Larkin 38 (October 2014), 17-19.
  • Rumens, Carol: ‘”I don’t understand cream cakes, but I eat them”: Distance and difference in A Girl in Winter‘, About Larkin 29 (April 2010), 7–12
  • Thwaite, Anthony: ‘How It Seemed Then: An Autobiographical, Anecdotal Essay’, in Zachary Leader (ed.), The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, Davie, and their Contemporaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 247–54
  • Tolley, Trevor: Larkin at Work: A Study of Larkin’s Mode of Composition as seen in his Workbooks (Hull: Hull University Press, 1997)
    • ‘Lost Pages’, About Larkin 11 (April 2001), 24–7
    • My Proper Ground: A Study of the Work of Philip Larkin and its Development (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1991)
    • and John White (eds): Larkin’s Jazz, Properbox 155 (four-CD set), in association with the Philip Larkin Society. www.propermusic.com
  • Tomlinson, Charles: ‘The Middlebrow Muse’, Essays in Criticism 7.2 (April 1957), 208–17
  • Vize, Colin: ‘Larkin’s Refraction’, About Larkin 36 (April 2013), 23
  • Watson, J. R.: ‘The Other Larkin’, Critical Quarterly 17.4 (Winter 1975), 347–60
  • Wiemann, Birte: ‘Larkin’s Englishness: A German Perspective’, About Larkin 29 (April 2010), 25–6
  • Woolf, Sheila: ‘A Hearty Laugh? Philip Larkin at King Henry VIII School, Coventry’, About Larkin 28 (October 2009), 15–16

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