A. D. Hope

A. D. Hope

July 21, 1907 – July 13, 2000

Alec Derwent Hope AC OBE (21 July 190713 July 2000) was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a critic, teacher and academic. He was referred to in an American journal as "the 20th century's greatest 18th-century poet".