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Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet and writer. Find more on his life in this brief biography.
Also Listed In: Poets
Famous as: Poet, novelist and lecturer
Born on: 16 April 1922 Famous 16th April Birthdays
Zodiac Sign: Aries Famous Arians
Born in: England
Died on: 22 October 1995
place of death: London, England
father: William Robert Amis
mother: Rosa Annie, née Lucas
Spouses: Hilary Ann Bardwell (m. 1948–1965, divorced), Elizabeth Jane Howard (m. 1965–1983, divorced)
children: Philip Amis, Martin Amis, Sally Amis (deceased)
education: City of London School, St. John's College, Oxford (April 1942)
Works & Achievements: Lucky Jim
Sir Kingsley Williams Amis was an English novelist, poet and teacher and his literary work is includes short stories, poetry, books of criticism, food and drinking writing, radio and television scripts and a number of novels in the genre of science and fictions, and mysteries. His poetry collections are known for his straightforward style and are often classified as anti-romanticism. Kingsley?s most notable works include his first novel Lucky Jim, which became an exemplary novel of 1950?s in Britain.
KINGSLEY AMIS TIMELINE
Kingsley Amis was born on 16 April 1922.
He enrolled into St. John’s College, Oxford in year 1941.
He was admitted into army service.
Kingsley returned to Oxford to complete his degree.
Kingsley joined the Communist Party of Great Britain.
Kingsley was appointed as lecturer at the University of Wales Swansea.
He became a fellow of Peterhouse at Cambridge in 1961.
He resigned from the position.
He married his first wife Hilary Bardwell in 1948.
His book ‘that Uncertain Feeling’ came in 1955.
He wrote a book ‘I like It Here’, which was published in 1958’.
He divorced Hilary Bardwell.
Kingsley married Jane.
He wrote the James Bond Dossier under his name.
He wrote a successful book ‘The Green Man’ in 1969.
He divorced his second wife Jane.
Kingsley Amis died.
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