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Dante’s Drumkit

Douglas Dunn

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£7.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571170555
Date Published
08.11.1993
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Summary

Terra rima, the form which Douglas Dunn calls ‘Dante’s Drum-kit’, supplies him with the structure for his own meditation on the afterlife, ‘Disenchantments’. Other poems in this book are evidence of the author’s dazzling technical adroitness. High seriousness and high jinks are equally at his command, and readers will welcome a collection which shows the poet of Elegies and Northlight performing with undiminished energy and stylishness.

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Douglas Dunn was born in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire, in 1942 and lived there until he married at the age of twenty-two. After working as a librarian in Scotland and Akron, Ohio, he studied English at Hull University, graduating in 1969. He then worked for eighteen months in the university library after which, in 1971, he became a freelance writer. In 1991…

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