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Lasdun

Sir Denys. 1914--2001, British architect. He is best known for the University of East Anglia (1968) and the National Theatre in London (1976)
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But that it got this building was also down to the nature of the brief, or rather the way that Sir Denys Lasdun took the brief and worked with the client.
The tale is unequivocally frightening, but what is most remarkable is the extent to which Lasdun pursues empathy, rather than a justified volley of hostility.
A youthful Denys Lasdun and Erno Goldfinger are snapped by Monica with Welles Coates at the CIAM 9 congress, when the schism between CIAM and Team X emerged into the open.
The longlisted books are: Peter Carey - Theft: A Love Story Kiran Desai - The Inheri- tance of Loss Robert Edric - Gathering the Water Nadine Gordimer - Get A Life Kate Grenville - The Secret River MJ Hyland - Carry Me Down Howard Jacobson - Kalooki Nights James Lasdun - Seven Lies Mary Lawson - The Other Side of the Bridge Jon McGregor - So Many Ways To Begin Hisham Matar - In The Country of Men Claire Messud - The Emperor's Children David Mitchell - Black Swan Green Naeem Murr - The Perfect Man Andrew O'Hagan - Be Near Me James Robertson - The Testament of Gideon Mack Edward St Aubyn - Mother's Milk Barry Unsworth - The Ruby In Her Navel Sarah Waters - The Night Watch
In the years leading up to the new millennium, in novels such as Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses or translations and adaptations such as Ted Hughes' Tales from Ovid, Ovid became an increasingly recognizable figure, suggesting that, even if this was not the dawn of a new aetas Ovidiana comparable to that of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the poet's stock was at least rising (Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun, the editors of the collection After Ovid: New Metamorphoses (London: Faber & Faber, 1994), felt able to say that 'Ovid is once again enjoying a boom' (p.
Plan for London (1942)--proposed by a team of architectural visionaries that included Berthold Lubetkin, Arthur Korn, Erno Goldfinger, FRS Yorke, Maxwell Fry, Denys Lasdun, and, briefly, Walter Gropius--revolved around a concept that was, like Wren's, in line with avant-garde thinking on the continent: London was to become a "linear city," built tightly along new lines of transit strung out from a central urban spine along the River Thames.
See, for example, Susan Lasdun, who emphasizes fear of social disorder as a perpetrator of parks in The English Park: Royal, Private and Public (London: Andre Deutsch, 1991).
The same period has also seen a flood of "high culture" offerings, including many new translations of ancient texts, Mee's and Harrison's versions of Greek drama, Zimmerman's Metamorphoses, Albee's The Goat, Shevelove and Sondheim's The Frogs, and the use of ancient myth and literature by contemporary poets (Hofmann and Lasdun, Hughes, Kossman).
This year's judges are April Bernard, Lucie Brock-Broido and James Lasdun.
This interest continues; Mary Zimmerman's experimental retelling of the Metamorphoses was recently a hit on Broadway, and in 1994 Michael Hoffman and James Lasdun published After Ovid, a collection of retellings of Ovid's tales.
El dia anterior al premio, en el Teatro Bloomsbury de Londres leyeron nueve de los diez finalistas, entre ellos Seamus Heaney, y tambien James Lasdun y Sean O'Brien, a quienes incluimos Carlos Lopez Beltran y yo en La generacion del cordero.
Then James Lasdun and Michael Hofmann--the editors of the Farrar, Straus After Ovid--asked a lot of poets if they would write a poem based on something in Ovid.