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- DescriptionIn this collection of essays on American poetry, edited by his widow, Donald Davie starts with Walt Whitman, displaying the poet's influence on the Modernists and their successors, covering such writers as Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams and Robert Pinsky.
- Author BiographyBorn in Barnsley in 1922, DONALD DAVIE served in the Navy and studied at Cambridge, becoming Professor of English at Essex, and later at Stanford and Vanderbilt. In 1988 he returned to England where he died in 1995. Carcanet's uniform Collected Works of Donald Davie includes Collected Poems (1990), Under Briggflatts (1989), Slavic Excursions (1990), Studies in Ezra Pound (1991), Older Masters (1992), Church, Chapel, and the Unitarian Conspiracy (1995) and Poems and Melodramas (1996). Purity of Diction in English Verse and Articulate Energy (one volume) are also available from Carcanet.
- Author(s)Donald Davie
- PublisherCarcanet Press Ltd
- Date of Publication28/06/2000
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationManchester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCarcanet Press Ltd
- Weight300 g
- Width136 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited byDoreen Davie
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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