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U. A. Fanthorpe

(1929—2009)


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(1929–2009),

poet, born in Kent, and educated at Oxford. She received critical acclaim and a wide readership for her first volume, Side Effects (1978), which was followed by Standing to (1982), Voices Off (1984), Neck Verse (1992), and other volumes. Her poetry is lucid and accessible; her tone is both wry and lyrical, and her subject matter ranges from the classical to the historical and the domestic.

Subjects: Literature.


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