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Davie, Donald

Overview
Works: 464 works in 1,261 publications in 4 languages and 30,821 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Church history  History  Fiction  Interviews  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Performer, Signer, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Honoree
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 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,057 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 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 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 )

60 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 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 )

49 editions published between 1955 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound by Donald Davie( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gathered church : the literature of the English dissenting interest, 1700-1930 by Donald Davie( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 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 )

50 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 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 )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New & selected poems by Donald Davie( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1965 in English and Russian and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to explain by Donald Davie( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Donald Davie( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasternak by Donald Davie( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 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 1922-

Davie, Donald Alfred 1922-1995

Donald Davie Poet

Languages
English (489)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)

German (1)

Covers
Purity of diction in English verseUnder Briggflatts : a history of poetry in Great Britain, 1960-1988Trying to explainCollected poemsThe poetic achievements of Donald Davie and Charles Tomlinson : expanding vision, voice, and rhythm in late twentieth-century English poetryPoetry criticism, excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature