Kenneth Allott

Kenneth Allott (19121973) was an Anglo-Irish poet and academic, and authority on Matthew Arnold.

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  • A poet educated to his finger tips will tend to be allusive
    • Introduction Contemporary Verse, Ed Kenneth Allott, Penguin Books, London 1950
  • One way of looking at poetic periods is to notice what contemporary interests and knowledge penetrate the best verse written at the time and what moods are permitted in treating of these matters.
    • Introduction Contemporary Verse, Ed Kenneth Allott, Penguin Books, London 1950

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