P. J. Kavanaghvia

Reviewing P. J. Kavanagh’s New Selected Poems in The Spectator last year, Wynn Wheldon began by lamenting that “P. J. Kavanagh, if not dismissed or relegated, is often shall we say bracketed, as a ‘nature poet.’ ”1 Now, regular readers of The Spectator probably knew who P. J. Kavanagh was, as he had often reviewed books for the magazine and had a column there for more than ten years before moving on to the TLS. The broader...

 

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