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Michael Thorpe

Michael Thorpe is a widely published poet, critic and editor. Born and educated in England, he left there in 1957. He taught English in colleges and universities in Turkey, Nigeria, Singapore and Holland, finally coming to Canada in 1970, to the University of Calgary. Since 1974 he has been Professor of English at Mount Allison University. His critical books include Siegfried Sassoon: a Critical Study and The Poetry of Edmund Blunden—praised in the TLS for their "delicate precision of style and balanced independence of judgement." More recently, he has published Doris Lessing's Africa and the "Writers and Their Work" booklets on Lessing, Naipaul and Fowles. Previous poetry collections, in England, are Morning in Ankara, By the Niger and 20 Dorset Poems. But Out of the Storm is his first collection published in Canada.

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