C Day Lewis

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Day-Lewis, Cecil (1904–72) British poet and critic. He was associated with the leftist Auden circle. His concern for social justice is evident in Transitional Poem (1929), Magnetic Mountain (1933), Overtures to Death (1938) and Collected Poems (1954). He was poet laureate from 1968. He also wrote detective fiction under the pseudonym Nicholas Blake.

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