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Charles Hubert Sisson CH (22 April 1914 – 5 September 2003) was a British writer, best known as a poet and translator. As a poet he first came to light through the London arts review, X, founded by the painter Patrick Swift and the poet David Wright. He was also a novelist and critic. He worked as a civil servant, and wrote a standard text The Spirit of British Administration (1959) arising from his work and a comparison with other European methods.

He was born and brought up in Bristol, and was a student at the University of Bristol where he read English and Philosophy. He reacted against the prevailing intellectual climate of the 1930s, particularly the Auden Group, preferring to go back to the anti-romantic T. E. Hulme, and to the Anglican tradition. He joined the Ministry of Labour in 1936. During World War II he served in the British Army in India.

He was appointed a Companion of Honour in 1993.

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Total Books: 27
A C H Sisson Reader
2014 - A C H Sisson Reader (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781847772657
ISBN-10: 184777265X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Antidotes
2001 - Antidotes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780856359088
ISBN-10: 0856359084
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Divine Comedy
1998 - Divine Comedy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780192835024
ISBN-10: 0192835025
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Christopher Homm
1997 - Christopher Homm (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857542950
ISBN-10: 1857542959
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CH Sisson Collected Translations
1996 - Ch Sisson Collected Translations [Poetry Pleiade] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781857542929
ISBN-10: 1857542924
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What and Who
1994 - What and Who (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781857540680
ISBN-10: 1857540689
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English Perspectives
1992 - English Perspectives (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856359804
ISBN-10: 0856359807
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On the Look-Out A Partial Autobiography
1989 - On the Look-out a Partial Autobiography (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856357589
ISBN-10: 0856357588
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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CH Sisson Collected Poems 1943-1983
1984 - Ch Sisson Collected Poems 1943-1983 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856354984
ISBN-10: 0856354988
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Catullus Poetry
1969 - Catullus Poetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780670002726
ISBN-10: 0670002720
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The London Zoo
The London Zoo (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780200710466
ISBN-10: 020071046X
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English poetry 1900-1950 An assessment
English Poetry 1900-1950 an Assessment (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780246640420
ISBN-10: 0246640421
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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In the Trojan Ditch Collected Poems
In the Trojan Ditch Collected Poems (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780802312631
ISBN-10: 0802312632
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811213271
ISBN-10: 0811213277
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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English Poetry 1900-1950
English Poetry 1900-1950 (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780856353932
ISBN-10: 0856353930
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The Song of Roland
The Song of Roland (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856354212
ISBN-10: 085635421X
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God Bless Karl Marx
God Bless Karl Marx (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780856357107
ISBN-10: 0856357103
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In Two Minds Guesses at Other Writers
In Two Minds Guesses at Other Writers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856358777
ISBN-10: 0856358770
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780895266651
ISBN-10: 0895266652
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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David Hume
David Hume [New assessments] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780902859302
ISBN-10: 0902859307
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The corridor
The Corridor (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780904533125
ISBN-10: 0904533123
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Nine Sonnets [Greville Press Pamphlets] (Hardcover)
Collected Poems [Poetry Pleiade] (Paperback)