Tag: Philip Larkin


A Short Analysis of Philip Larkin’s ‘Self’s the Man’

A reading of a Larkin poem ‘Self’s the Man’ was completed in November 1958, and was published in Philip Larkin’s third major poetry collection, The Whitsun Weddings, in 1964. In some ways it might be regarded as the lighter precursor to a more elusive later poem, ‘Sympathy in White Major’, […]