David Kenneth Holbrook (9 January 1923 – 11 August 2011) was a British writer, poet and academic. From 1989 he was an Emeritus Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge.
Books in order of publication:
Flesh Wounds (1966)
A Play of Passion (1978)
Nothing Larger Than Life (1987)
Worlds Apart (1988)
A Little Athens (1990)
The Gold in Father’s Heart (1992)
Even If They Fail (1994)
Getting It Wrong With Uncle Tom (1998)
Going Off The Rails (2003)
Imaginings. London: Putnam, 1960 (Reprinted 1961).
Against The Cruel Frost. London: Putnam, 1963.
Object Relations. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1967.
Old World New World. London: Rapp & Whiting, 1969.
Chance of a Lifetime. London: Anvil Press, 1978.
Moments in Italy: Poems and Sketches. Richmond, England: The Keepsake Press (An edition of 280 signed and numbered copies).
Selected Poems: 1961–1978 London: Anvil Press, 1980.
The Quest for Love, 1965
Human Hope and the Death Instinct, 1971
Sex and Dehumanization, 1972
The Masks of Hate, 1972
Dylan Thomas; the Code of Night, 1972
Gustav Mahler and the Courage to Be, 1975
Sylvia Plath: Poetry and Existence, 1977
Lost Bearings in English Poetry, 1977
Evolution and the Humanities, 1987
The Novel and Authenticity, 1987
Further Studies in Philosophical Anthropology, 1988
Images of Woman in Literature, 1990
The Skeleton in the Wardrobe: the Phantasies of C.S.Lewis, 1991
Edith Wharton and the Unsatisfactory Man, 1991
Where Lawrence Was Wrong About Woman, 1992
Charles Dickens and the Image of Woman, 1993
Creativity and Popular Culture, 1994
Tolstoy, Woman and Death, 1997
Wuthering Heights: A Drama of Being, 1997
George MacDonald and the Phantom Woman, 2000
Lewis Carroll: Nonsense Against Sorrow, 2000