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X, A Quarterly Review, often referred to as X magazine, was a British review of literature and the arts published in London which ran for seven issues between 1959 and 1962. [1]

89 relations: Aidan Higgins, Albert Camus, Alberto Giacometti, André Masson, Anthony Cronin, Boris Pasternak, Brian Fallon (critic), Brian Higgins (poet), British Library, C. H. Sisson, Charles Marowitz, Cliff Ashby, Craigie Aitchison (painter), Cyril Connolly, Dannie Abse, David Bomberg, David Gascoyne, David Wright (poet), Derek Hill (painter), Dom Moraes, Elizabeth Smart (Canadian author), Envoy, A Review of Literature and Art, Ezra Pound, Francis Bacon (artist), Frank Auerbach, Geoffrey Hill, George Barker (poet), George D. Painter, Helen Lessore, Henri Thomas, How It Is, Hugh MacDiarmid, Indiana University Bloomington, John Fairfax (poet), John Heath-Stubbs, John McGahern, Jules Supervielle, Katherine Swift, Lucian Freud, Lytton Strachey, Malcolm Lowry, Malcolm Quantrill, Martin Green (author), Martin Seymour-Smith, Mary Hutchinson (writer), Matthew Smith (painter), Michael Andrews (artist), Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, Michael Schmidt (poet), Michel Saint-Denis, ..., Nathaniel Tarn, New Statesman, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas, Nimbus (literary magazine), Oscar Milosz, Oskar Kokoschka, P. N. Review, Patrick Kavanagh, Patrick Swift, Paul Potts (writer), Philip Toynbee, Philippe Jaccottet, Pierre Leyris, René Auberjonois (painter), René Daumal, Robert Colquhoun, Robert Graves, Robert Hardy, Robert Hughes (critic), Robert MacBryde, Robert Nye, Robert Pinget, Samuel Beckett, Stevie Smith, The Bell (magazine), The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, The Irish Times, The Observer, The Sunday Times, The Times Literary Supplement, Thomas Blackburn (poet), Time and Tide (magazine), Timothy Behrens, Tribune, Tristan Corbière, Vernon Watkins, Yves Bonnefoy. Expand index (39 more) »

Aidan Higgins

Aidan Higgins (3 March 1927 – 27 December 2015) was an Irish writer.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist.

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Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti (10 October 1901 – 11 January 1966) was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker.

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André Masson

André-Aimé-René Masson (4 January 1896 – 28 October 1987) was a French artist.

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Anthony Cronin

Anthony Gerard Richard Cronin (23 December 1928 – 27 December 2016) was an Irish poet, novelist, biographer, critic, commentator, barrister and arts activist.

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Boris Pasternak

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (|p|æ|s|t|ər|ˌ|n|æ|k) (29 January 1890 - 30 May 1960) was a Soviet Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator.

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Brian Fallon (critic)

Brian Fallon (born 1933) is one of Ireland's foremost art critics.

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Brian Higgins (poet)

Brian Higgins (1930 –1965) was an Irish poet, mathematician and professional rugby player.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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C. H. Sisson

Charles Hubert Sisson, CH (22 April 1914 – 5 September 2003), usually cited as C. H. Sisson, was a British writer, best known as a poet and translator.

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Charles Marowitz

Charles Marowitz (26 January 1932 – 2 May 2014) was an American critic, theatre director, and playwright, regular columnist on Swans Commentary.

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Cliff Ashby


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Craigie Aitchison (painter)

John Ronald Craigie Aitchison CBE RSA RA (13 January 192621 December 2009) was a Scottish painter.

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Cyril Connolly

Cyril Vernon Connolly (10 September 1903 – 26 November 1974) was an English literary critic and writer.

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Dannie Abse

Daniel Abse, CBE FRSL (22 September 1923 – 28 September 2014) was a Welsh poet and physician.

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David Bomberg

David Garshen Bomberg (5 December 1890 – 19 August 1957) was an English painter, and one of the Whitechapel Boys.

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David Gascoyne

David Gascoyne (10 October 1916 – 25 November 2001) was an English poet associated with the Surrealist movement.

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David Wright (poet)

David John Murray Wright (23 February 1920 – 28 August 1994) was an author and "an acclaimed South African-born poet".

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Derek Hill (painter)

Arthur Derek Hill,, (6 December 1916 – 30 July 2000) was an English portrait and landscape painter long resident in Ireland.

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Dom Moraes

Dominic Francis "Dom" Moraes (19 July 1938 – 2 June 2004) was an Indian writer and poet who wrote in the English language.

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Elizabeth Smart (Canadian author)

Elizabeth Smart (December 27, 1913 – March 4, 1986) was a Canadian poet and novelist.

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Envoy, A Review of Literature and Art

December 1949 – July 1951.

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Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.

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Francis Bacon (artist)

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery.

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Frank Auerbach

Frank Helmut Auerbach (born 29 April 1931) is a German-British painter.

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Geoffrey Hill

Sir Geoffrey William Hill, FRSL (18 June 1932 – 30 June 2016) was an English poet, professor emeritus of English literature and religion, and former co-director of the Editorial Institute, at Boston University.

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George Barker (poet)

George Granville Barker (26 February 1913 – 27 October 1991) was an English poet, identified with the New Apocalyptics movement, which reacted against 1930s realism with mythical and surrealistic themes.

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George D. Painter

George Duncan Painter OBE (5 June 1914 – 8 December 2005), known as George D. Painter, was an English author most famous as a biographer of Marcel Proust.

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Helen Lessore

Helen Lessore OBE (31 October 1907 – 6 May 1994) was a gallerist and the director of the Beaux Arts Gallery in London as well as an English modernist painter and visual artist.

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Henri Thomas

Henri Thomas (December 7, 1912, Anglemont, Vosges – November 3, 1993, Paris) was a French writer and poet.

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How It Is

How It Is is a novel by Samuel Beckett first published in French as Comment c'est by Les Editions de Minuit in 1961.

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Hugh MacDiarmid

Christopher Murray Grieve (11 August 1892 – 9 September 1978), known by his pen name Hugh MacDiarmid, was a Scottish poet, journalist, essayist and political figure.

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Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington (abbreviated "IU Bloomington" and colloquially referred to as "IU" or simply "Indiana") is a public research university in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

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John Fairfax (poet)

John Fairfax was an English poet, editor and co-founder, with John Moat, of the Arvon Foundation in 1968.

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John Heath-Stubbs

John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs OBE (9 July 1918 – 26 December 2006) was an English poet and translator, known for verse influenced by classical myths, and for the long Arthurian poem Artorius (1972).

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John McGahern

John McGahern (12 November 1934 – 30 March 2006) is regarded as one of the most important Irish writers of the latter half of the twentieth century.

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Jules Supervielle

Jules Supervielle (16 January 1884 – 17 May 1960) was a Franco-Uruguayan poet and writer born in Montevideo.

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Katherine Swift

Katherine Swift (1956–2004) was an Irish-born Portuguese painter, illustrator and ceramicist.

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Lucian Freud

Lucian Michael Freud (8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a British painter and draftsman, specializing in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists.

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Lytton Strachey

Giles Lytton Strachey (1 March 1880 – 21 January 1932) was an English writer and critic.

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Malcolm Lowry

Clarence Malcolm Lowry (28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was an English poet and novelist who is best known for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano, which was voted No. 11 in the Modern Library 100 Best Novels list.

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Malcolm Quantrill

Malcolm Quantrill (25 May 1931 – 22 September 2009) was a British architect, academic and architecture theorist.

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Martin Green (author)

Martin Green (10 July 1932 – 4 February 2015) was an English-born writer, editor and publisher.

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Martin Seymour-Smith

Martin Roger Seymour-Smith (24 April 1928 – 1 July 1998) was a British poet, literary critic, biographer and astrologer.

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Mary Hutchinson (writer)

Mary Hutchinson (née Barnes; March 1889 – 1977) was a short-story writer, socialite, model and a member of the Bloomsbury Group.

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Matthew Smith (painter)

Sir Matthew Smith, CBE (22 October 1879 – 29 September 1959) was a British painter of nudes, still-life and landscape.

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Michael Andrews (artist)

Michael Andrews (30 October 1928 – 19 July 1995) was a British painter.

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Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell

William Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell MBE (18 May 1911 – 3 April 2001), was a British newspaper proprietor and journalist.

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Michael Schmidt (poet)

Michael Schmidt OBE FRSL (born 2 March 1947) is a Mexican-British poet, author, scholar and publisher.

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Michel Saint-Denis

Michel Saint-Denis (13 September 1897 – 31 July 1971), dit Jacques Duchesne, was a French actor, theater director, and drama theorist whose ideas on actor training have had a profound influence on the development of European theater from the 1930s on.

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Nathaniel Tarn

Nathaniel Tarn (born June 30, 1928) is an American poet, essayist, anthropologist, and translator.

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New Statesman

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

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Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas

Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas (February 26, 1906 – September 3, 1994), also known as Niko Ghika, was a leading Greek painter, sculptor, engraver, writer and academic.

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Nimbus (literary magazine)

Nimbus, "A Magazine of Literature, the Arts, and New Ideas", was a literary magazine co-founded in London in 1951 by Martin Green and Tristram Hull.

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Oscar Milosz

Oscar Vladislas de Lubicz Milosz (Oskaras Milašius; Polish: Oskar Władysław Miłosz) (May 28, 1877 – March 2, 1939) was a French language poet, playwright, novelist, essayist and representative of Lithuania at the League of Nations.

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Oskar Kokoschka

Oskar Kokoschka (1 March 188622 February 1980) was an Austrian artist, poet and playwright best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes.

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P. N. Review

Launched as Poetry Nation, a twice-yearly hardback, in 1973, PN Review - now an A4 paperback - began quarterly publication in 1976 and has appeared six times a year since 1981 (PN Review 21).

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Patrick Kavanagh

Patrick Kavanagh (21 October 1904 – 30 November 1967) was an Irish poet and novelist.

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Patrick Swift

Patrick Swift (1927–1983) was an Irish painter who worked in Dublin, London and Algarve in southern Portugal.

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Paul Potts (writer)

Paul Hugh Howard Potts (19 July 1911 – 26 August 1990), a British-born poet who lived in British Columbia in his youth, was the author of Dante Called You Beatrice (1960), a memoir of unrequited love.

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Philip Toynbee

Theodore Philip Toynbee (25 June 1916 – 15 June 1981) was a British writer and communist.

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Philippe Jaccottet

Philippe Jaccottet (born in Moudon, Switzerland, 30 June 1925) is a Francophone poet and translator from the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland.

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Pierre Leyris

Pierre Leyris (16 July 1907 – 4 January 2001) was a French translator.

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René Auberjonois (painter)

René Victor Auberjonois (18 August 1872 – 11 October 1957) was a Swiss post-impressionist painter and one of the leading Swiss artists of the 20th century.

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René Daumal

René Daumal (16 March 1908 – 21 May 1944) was a French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet, best known for his posthumously published novel Mount Analogue (1952) as well as for being an early, outspoken practitioner of pataphysics.

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Robert Colquhoun

Robert Colquhoun (20 December 1914 – 20 September 1962) was a Scottish painter, printmaker and theatre set designer.

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Robert Graves

Robert Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985), also known as Robert von Ranke Graves, was an English poet, historical novelist, critic, and classicist.

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Robert Hardy

Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy, CBE, FSA (29 October 1925 – 3 August 2017) was an English actor who had a long career in the theatre, film and television.

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Robert Hughes (critic)

Robert Studley Forrest Hughes AO (28 July 19386 August 2012) was an Australian-born art critic, writer, and producer of television documentaries.

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Robert MacBryde

Robert MacBryde (5 December 1913 – 6 May 1966) was a Scottish still-life and figure painter and a theatre set designer.

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Robert Nye

Robert Nye FRSL (15 March 1939 – 2 July 2016) was an English poet and author.

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Robert Pinget

Robert Pinget (Geneva, July 19, 1919 – August 25, 1997, Tours) was an avant-garde French writer, born in Switzerland, who wrote several novels and other prose pieces that drew comparison to Beckett and other major Modernist writers.

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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet, and literary translator who lived in Paris for most of his adult life.

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Stevie Smith

Florence Margaret Smith, known as Stevie Smith (20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971), was an English poet and novelist.

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The Bell (magazine)

The Bell magazine (1940–54) Dublin, Ireland.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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The Times Literary Supplement

The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.

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Thomas Blackburn (poet)

Thomas Eliel Fenwick Blackburn (10 February 1916 – 13 August 1977) was a British poet.

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Time and Tide (magazine)

Time and Tide was a British weekly political and literary review magazine founded by Margaret, Lady Rhondda in 1920.

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Timothy Behrens

Timothy John Behrens (2 June 1937 – 2017) was a British painter who spent most of his professional life as a painter and a writer abroad, in Greece, Italy, and Spain.

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Tribune was the title of various elected officials in ancient Rome.

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Tristan Corbière

Tristan Corbière (18 July 1845 – 1 March 1875), born Édouard-Joachim Corbière, was a French poet born in Coat-Congar, Ploujean (now part of Morlaix) in Brittany, where he lived most of his life before dying of tuberculosis at the age of 29.

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Vernon Watkins

Vernon Phillips Watkins (27 June 1906 – 8 October 1967) was a Welsh poet, translator and painter.

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Yves Bonnefoy

Yves Jean Bonnefoy (24 June 1923, Tours – 1 July 2016 Paris) was a French poet and art historian.

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