Clive James

  • clive james

    ao cbe frsl
    bornvivian leopold james
    (1939-10-07)7 october 1939
    kogarah, new south wales, australia
    died24 november 2019(2019-11-24) (aged 80)
    cambridge, cambridgeshire, england
    occupationauthor, essayist, poet, broadcaster
    alma materuniversity of sydney
    pembroke college, cambridge
    notable worksunreliable memoirs
    cultural amnesia
    notable awardsphilip hodgins memorial medal for literature
    spouse
    prudence shaw (m. 1968)
    children2 (including clivejames.com

    clive james ao cbe frsl (born vivian leopold james; 7 october 1939 – 24 november 2019) was an australian critic, journalist, broadcaster and writer who lived and worked in the united kingdom from 1962 until his death in 2019.[1][2] he began his career specialising in literary criticism before becoming television critic for the observer in 1972, where he made his name for his wry, deadpan humour.

    during this period, he earned an independent reputation as a poet and satirist.[3] he achieved mainstream success in the uk first as a writer for television, and eventually as the lead in his own programmes, including ...on television.

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Clive James

BornVivian Leopold James
(1939-10-07)7 October 1939
Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Died24 November 2019(2019-11-24) (aged 80)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
OccupationAuthor, essayist, poet, broadcaster
Alma materUniversity of Sydney
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Notable worksUnreliable Memoirs
Cultural Amnesia
Notable awardsPhilip Hodgins Memorial Medal for Literature
Spouse
Prudence Shaw (m. 1968)
Children2 (including clivejames.com

Clive James AO CBE FRSL (born Vivian Leopold James; 7 October 1939 – 24 November 2019) was an Australian critic, journalist, broadcaster and writer who lived and worked in the United Kingdom from 1962 until his death in 2019.[1][2] He began his career specialising in literary criticism before becoming television critic for The Observer in 1972, where he made his name for his wry, deadpan humour.

During this period, he earned an independent reputation as a poet and satirist.[3] He achieved mainstream success in the UK first as a writer for television, and eventually as the lead in his own programmes, including ...on Television.

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