Private Eye said of Stephen Spender that he wasn’t so much famous as that he knew a lot of famous people. They might have said the same of John Hayward. His editorial and scholarly work notwithstanding, it’s doubtful that a biography of him would have been written had it not been for his close friendship with the premier poet of the twentieth century, T.S. Eliot.
Il Miglior Fabbro II
Editing and living with T.S. Eliot
Tarantula's Web: John Hayward, T.S. Eliot and their Circle
by John Smart
Michael Russell, £19.95 hb, 351 pp, 9780859553247
Steven Carroll has spent time working as a teacher, musician, playwright, theatre critic, lecturer, and writer. He is the author of...
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