John Wain

John  Wain

John Wain was an English novelist and critic who lived from 1925 to 1994. He taught poetry at Oxford from 1973 to 1988 and produced or edited more than seventy books. A Winter in the Hills (1970) and The Pardoner's Tale (1978) are two of his novels; Letters to Five Artists (1969) is a collection of poems; and critical studies of Arnold Bennett (1967) and Samuel Johnson (1975) are two of his critical studies.