By Philip Larkin
Philip Larkin's moment novel used to be first released in 1947. This tale of Katherine Lind and Robin Fennel, of iciness and summer season, of struggle and peace, of exile and vacations, is memorable for its compassionate precision and for the unusual and unmistakable contrast of its writing. 'A lady in wintry weather is a superbly developed, humorous and profoundly unhappy book.' Andrew movement 'One of the best and such a lot sustained prose poems within the language.' John Bayley
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She is currently working in various research projects including the Changing Youth Labour Markets and School to Work Transitions in Modern Britain project funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. She also has teaching responsibility in the IOE’s Doctor in Education Programmes, in Master of Arts (MA) programmes including the MA Lifelong Learning xxxiv Contributor Bios (Singapore), the MA in Comparative Education and in the Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
Atsushi Makino is professor in the Graduate School of Education, University of Tokyo. Following graduation from Graduate School of Education, Nagoya University, he worked as researcher in the National Institute of Educational Research in China between 1992 and 2006. He was professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, from 2006 before joining the University of Tokyo as professor in 2008. His research topics include lifelong learning, educational thought in modern China, educational reform in contemporary China, community education in Mainland China and Taiwan, education in ageing and birthrate-declining society in East Asian Region and so on.
Alexandra Withnall recently retired from the post of associate professor in lifelong learning and health at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK. She now holds honorary posts in the Centre for Lifelong Learning at Warwick and the Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Leicester. She previously worked at the Universities of Lancaster and Keele and spent a decade as a researcher at the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education where she first developed an interest in older learners.
A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin