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Davie, Donald

Overview
Works: 458 works in 1,227 publications in 3 languages and 28,700 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Church history  History  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Performer, Signer, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6007.A667, 811.52
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The New Oxford book of Christian verse by Donald Davie( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering both familiar poems and some fascinating unfamiliar ones, this anthology contains over 250 poems that deal with Christianity. Ranging from the Anglo-Saxon masterpiece "The Dream of the Rood" to the works of modern poets such as T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Sir John Betjeman, and John Berryman, Davie has chosen works from around the world, including several women poets{u2014}such as Elizabethan Countess of Pembroke and Emily Dickinson{u2014}as well as the four men whom he describes as "the masters of the sacred poem in English": George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Christopher Smart, and William Cowper. Stressing the importance of "the plain style" in Christian poetry throughout the ages, Davie also includes a large selection of congregational hymns
Thomas Hardy and British poetry by Donald Davie( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound: poet as sculptor by Donald Davie( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian literature and modern English fiction; a collection of critical essays by Donald Davie( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influence of Russian writers on 20th-century British and American authors
Purity of diction in English verse by Donald Davie( Book )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing the first two prose books of the eminent poet and literary critic Donald Davie, 'The Purity of Diction' and 'Articulate Energy' are primary critical texts, which have shaped the approach of two generations of readers and teachers of poetry
Articulate energy; an inquiry into the syntax of English poetry by Donald Davie( Book )

52 editions published between 1955 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound by Donald Davie( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound is a continuing controversy -- and to many readers a dauntingly difficult and complex writer. But the author here approaches his life and work with a clear-eyed and sympathetic understanding of the poetic riches to be unlocked, and with a great teacher's gift for bringing the treasures into the light. His loving analysis of Pound's extraordinary poetry, his understanding of the background to Pound's peculiar political and social stances, his wise perceptions of how Pound relates to the whole of twentieth-century literature and life -- these are all elements in a truly masterful study and an important contribution to Pound studies
A gathered church : the literature of the English dissenting interest, 1700-1930 by Donald Davie( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1978, this study considers the impact of dissenting voices upon literature, religion and politics in order to reassess the nonconformist contribution to English culture from the eighteenth century through to the twentieth. This historical survey takes into the account the contribution of a wealth of seminal literary figures such as the poets Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley and William Blake; and the novelists Elizabeth Gaskell, George Elliot, Mark Rutherford and D.H. Lawrence. However, far from consigning his study merely to literature, Davie also includes impo
The late Augustans : longer poems of the later eighteenth century by Donald Davie( Book )

47 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems, 1950-1970 by Donald Davie( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heyday of Sir Walter Scott by Donald Davie( Book )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under Briggflatts : a history of poetry in Great Britain, 1960-1988 by Donald Davie( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New & selected poems by Donald Davie( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Dr. Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and Russian and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to explain by Donald Davie( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events and wisdoms : poems 1957-1963 by Donald Davie( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Donald Davie( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissentient voice : the Ward-Phillips lectures for 1980 with some related pieces by Donald Davie( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet in the imaginary museum : essays of two decades by Donald Davie( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasternak by Donald Davie( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Under Briggflatts : a history of poetry in Great Britain, 1960-1988
Alternative Names
Davie, D.

Davie, Donald

Davie, Donald 1922-

Davie, Donald Alfred 1922-1995

Donald Davie Brits dichter (1922-1995)

Donald Davie Poet

Languages
English (464)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
Purity of diction in English verseUnder Briggflatts : a history of poetry in Great Britain, 1960-1988Trying to explainCollected poems