Cecil Day Lewis
Cecil Day Lewis (* 27. April 1904 in Ballintubber, Ireland; † 22. May 1972 in Hadley Wood, London) was British - Irish writer and poet, who first radically left-wing - revolutionary Prosa wrote and a late yard poet became.
During its study in Oxford it joined a Marxist writer circle coined/shaped by Wystan Hugh Auden and Stephan donor. Its first poem volume published it 1925. After conclusion of its study he worked first as a teacher to it starting from 1935 as free writers worked. It secured its maintenance thereby particularly with the letter of detective stories under the alias Nicholas Blake. Its detective is the eccentric, literaturbewanderte Nigel Strangeways, whose uncle has a high position with Scotland yard. Until 1966 it created a series of 16 novels and several stories.
After the Second World War Day Lewis separated from the Marxist ideology and turned in its seal to the private areas of life. Of 1951 - 1956 he was a professor OF Poetry at the University of Oxford. 1968 he was appointed from the British crown to the poet laureate (yard poet), an office, which obligates the carrier to write to yard and state ceremonies of poems.
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|NAME||Day Lewis, Cecil|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Nicholas Blake [alias]|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||writer and poet|
|DATE OF BIRTH||27. April 1904|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ballintubber, Ireland|
|DYING DATE||22. May 1972|
|DYING PLACE||Hadley Wood, London, England|