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Tambimuttu, Meary James Thurairajah, 1915-1983 (poet and publisher)



  • Existence: 1915 - 1983


Tambimuttu was born in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] on 15 Aug. 1915. He moved to London in 1938 and established the magazine 'Poetry London'. As editor he published the works of Lawrence Durrell, W.H. Auden, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and other modernist poets. Whilst in the United States, he published 'Poetry London - New York' along similar lines. He died in London on 23 June 1983.

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Letter of Meary Tambimuttu to Anthony Curtis, 11 Sept. 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/96
Scope and Contents

Tambimuttu, writing in his capacity as director of the Seahorse Press, to Anthony Curtis of the Financial Times.

Dates: 11 Sept. 1976
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