No End to Snowdrops
Subtitle A Biography of Kathleen Raine
By Philippa Bernard
Published by Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd
This authorised biography of the poet Kathleen Raine tells the story of how she developed from a small girl, who knew at the age of eight that she wanted only to write poetry, into a world-renowned poet and literary scholar, honoured with the Queenâ€™s Gold Medal for Poetry.
Philippa Bernard worked for the French Section of the BBC till she and her husband established an antiquarian bookshop in Kingâ€™s Road, Chelsea. Kathleen Raine, who lived nearby, became one of their regular customers. Philippa Bernard also lectured for many years for London Universityâ€™s Extra-Mural Department.
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