Holloway, John

views updated


HOLLOWAY, John. British, b. 1920. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Fellow, All Souls College, 1946-60, and John Locke Scholar, 1947, Oxford; Lecturer in English, Aberdeen University, 1949-54; University Lecturer in English, 1954-66, Fellow of Queens College, 1955-82, Reader in Modern English, 1966-72, and Professor of Modern English, 1972-82, Cambridge University; Byron Professor, University of Athens, 1961-63; Alexander White Professor, University of Chicago, 1965;Hinkley Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1972; Berg Professor, New York University, NYC, 1977. Publications: Language and Intelligence, 1951; The Victorian Sage: Studies in Argument, 1953; The Minute and Longer Poems, 1956; The Fugue and Shorter Pieces (poetry), 1960; The Charted Mirror: Literary and Critical Essays, 1960; The Story of the Night: Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies, 1961; The Landfallers: A Poem in Twelve Parts, 1962; The Colours of Clarity: Essays on Contemporary Literature and Education, 1964; The Lion Hunt: A Pursuit of Poetry and Reality, 1964; Wood and Windfall (poetry), 1965; Widening Horizons in English Verse, 1966; A London Childhood (autobiography), 1966; Blake: The Lyric Poetry, 1968; New Poems, 1970; The Proud Knowledge: Poetry, Insight, and the Self 1620-1920, 1977; Planet of Winds (poetry), 1977; Narrative and Structure: Exploratory Essays, 1979; The Slumber of Apollo: Reflections on Recent Art, Literature, Language, and the Individual Consciousness, 1983; Oxford Book of Local Verses, 1987; Civitatula: Cambridge, the Little City (long poem), 1993. EDITOR: Poems of the Mid-Century, 1957; Selected Poems, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1959; Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens, 1967; (with J. Black) Later English Broadside Ballads, 2 vols., 1974-79. Address: Queens' College, Cambridge CB3 9ET, England.