Donald Davie

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Birthday
17, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 18, 1995 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 18, 1995 (73)

About

British abstract and landscape poet and literary critic associated with The Movement in twentieth- century English poetry. His numerous publications include Events & Wisdoms, These the Companions, and To Scorch or Freeze.

Before Fame

He studied at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge and served in the British Navy in Russia during World War II.

Trivia

He taught English at the University of Essex, Stanford University, and Vanderbilt University.

Family Life

He grew up in a Baptist family in Yorkshire, England. He married Doreen John at the end of World War II.

Associated With

His writing was influenced by the work of Ezra Pound.

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