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Londoners, an elegy

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Methuen , London
Statementby Maureen Duffy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.U4 L6 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2894991M
ISBN 100413493504, 0413546608
LC Control Number84121836

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In this poignant and personal tribute Roger Scruton gives an account of England which is both an illuminating analysis of its institutions and culture, and a celebration of its virtues.

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Elegy, meditative lyric poem lamenting the death of a public personage or of a friend or loved one; by extension, any reflective lyric on the broader theme of human mortality.

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Contact. Department of English University of Pennsylvania Fisher-Bennett Hall, room Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, Phone: () Maureen Patricia Duffy (born 21 October ) is an English poet, playwright, novelist and non-fiction author.

A lifelong activist, including on such issues as gay rights and animal rights, she is particularly known for her campaigning on behalf of : Maureen Patricia Duffy, 21 October (age 86).

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