Betjeman,Sir John

Betjeman,Sir John
Bet·je·man (bĕchʹə-mən), Sir John. 1906-1984.
British poet and poet laureate (1972-1984) whose often nostalgic works, in collections such as A Few Late Chrysanthemums (1955), praise the English countryside. He also wrote widely on Victorian architecture.

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