Questions tagged [stephen-spender]

Questions about the works of the English poet, novelist and essayist Stephen Spender (1909 – 1995) and his life as a writer.

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Stephen Spender's "An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum"

This is the last stanza of the poem 'An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum' by Stephen Spender: Unless, governor, inspector, visitor, This map becomes their window and these windows That shut upon ...
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Meaning of "cloudless at dawn" and connection with Shakespeare's head?

I was reading one of the master-pieces by Stephen Spender, "An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum". Following are the starting lines of the second of four octaves: Our sour cream walls, ...
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