Tiller, Terence Rogers

(1916-1987)
   Born in Truro, Cornwall, he studied at Jesus College, Cambridge University, and stayed as a research scholar and eventually lecturer in medieval history until the outbreak of World War II. From 1939 to 1946 he taught English and English literature at Cairo University, and from 1946 to 1976 he was employed by the BBC as a radio writer and producer, first in the features department (1946-65) and then in the drama department (1965-76). Thereafter he was a free-lance writer and broadcaster. He produced the first radio adaptation of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and translated Piers Plowman and Dante's Divine Comedy. In 1966, he edited Chess Treasury of the Air (Penguin, 1966, republished by Hardinge Simpole, 2002) He died in London. His poetry publications: The Inward Animal, 1943. Unarm, Eros, 1947. Reading a Medal and Other Poems, 1957. Notes for a Myth and Other Poems, 1968. Some of his poems: "Bathers," "Egyptian Dancer," "Egyptian Beggar," "Image in a Lilac Tree," "Killed in Action," "The End of the Story," "The Vase."
   Sources: Dance in Poetry: An International Anthology of Poems on Dance. Alkis Raftis, ed. Princeton Book Company, 1991. Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite DVD, 2006. Notes for a Myth. Terence Tiller, the Hogarth Press Ltd., 1968. The Chatto Book of Modern Poetry 1915-1955. Cecil Day Lewis and John Lehmann, eds. Chatto and Windus, 1966. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The New British Poets: An Anthology. Kenneth Rexroth, ed. New Directions, 1949. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia).

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