New Selected Poems: Douglas Dunn

Douglas Dunn

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571215270
Date Published
20.01.2003
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Summary

A generous selection of poems from ‘one of the most talented and interesting poets writing in English today’ (Robert Nye).

In a distinguished poetic career, Douglas Dunn has won the Somerset Maugham Award, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Hawthornden Prize and the Whitbread Book of the Year. New Selected Poems 1964-1999 draws substantially upon the entire range of Dunn’s poetry, from Terry Street (1969) to The Year’s Afternoon (2000), and confirms his place ‘among the finest of our poets’ (Melvin Bragg).

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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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