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John Lucas

John Lucas has written many books including: The Literature of Change, English Poetry: From Hardy to Hughes, Romantic to Modern, and Englishness: Poetry and National Identity, 1688-1900. His celebrated study of Dickens, The Melancholy Man was first published in 1970 and re-published ten years later. He is himself a talented poet, winning the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Award in 1990 and publishing Flying to Romania: A Sequence in Prose and Verse in 1992.