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Derek Stanford FRSL (1918-2008) was a British writer, known as a biographer, essayist and poet. He was educated at Upper Latymer School, Hammersmith, London.

As a conscientious objector during World War II he served in the Non-combatant Corps. Poetry & WW2 : lives of the poets He edited Resistance, a poetry magazine of just one issue, with David West in 1946.

For a period in the early 1950s he worked with Muriel Spark on several books, and was a supporter of hers (together with the poetic eccentric Hugo Manning, a long-term friend), in the Poetry Society. Stanford described Spark's ousting in Inside the Forties. Spark convinced him of the talent of Dylan Thomas, and Stanford wrote an early book on Thomas shortly after his death.

He died on 19 December 2008 in Brighton .

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Total Books: 21
The Fourth Book of After Midnight Stories A Kimber Ghost Book
1988 - The Fourth Book of After Midnight Stories a Kimber Ghost Book [A Kimber Book of Midnight Stories] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780718307028
ISBN-10: 071830702X
Genre: Horror

Vision and Death of Aubrey Beardsley
1985 - Vision and Death of Aubrey Beardsley (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780905459851
ISBN-10: 0905459857
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction

Lawrence Durrell a Symposium
1979 - Lawrence Durrell a Symposium [Bran's head labrys edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780905220680
ISBN-10: 0905220684

Critics of the 'Nineties
1970 - Critics of the 'nineties (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780212983780
ISBN-10: 0212983784
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Arts of Sports and Recreation
Arts of Sports and Recreation [Reading Today] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780174435204
ISBN-10: 0174435207

Landmarks [The Centaur series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780174435242
ISBN-10: 017443524X

Anne Bronte Her Life and Work
Anne Bronte Her Life and Work (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780208009876
ISBN-10: 0208009876

Inside the Forties Literary Memoirs 1937-57
Inside the Forties Literary Memoirs 1937-57 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780283982156
ISBN-10: 0283982152
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Christopher Fry
Christopher Fry [Writers & Their Work S] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780582010543
ISBN-10: 0582010543

Emily Bronte
Emily Bronte (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780720629255
ISBN-10: 072062925X

Introduction to the 'nineties [Salzburg Studies: Poetic Drama and Poetic Theory] (Paperback)
Dylan Thomas
Dylan Thomas (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780854353934
ISBN-10: 0854353933

The purgatory and paradise of Aubrey Beardsley An essay and a narrative confession in verse