Devices and Desires: New and Selected Poems, 1967-1987

Devices and Desires: New and Selected Poems, 1967-1987

by Dick Davis
     
 

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Devices and Desires is Dick Davis's selection from his three earlier books, together with twenty-three new poems. This collection by one of England's most original, yet traditional, poets demonstrates the range of themes which he commands, and the gift for clear, memorable and subtle writing which has won a wide readership for his poetry.
 
Dick Davis

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Devices and Desires is Dick Davis's selection from his three earlier books, together with twenty-three new poems. This collection by one of England's most original, yet traditional, poets demonstrates the range of themes which he commands, and the gift for clear, memorable and subtle writing which has won a wide readership for his poetry.
 
Dick Davis was born in 1945, and after graduating from King's College, Cambridge, he worked as a teacher in various places including Iran, where he lived for eight years. With his wife Afkham Darbandi he has translated Attar's The Conference of the Birds' for Penguin Classics. Seeing the World', his second book of poems, received the Royal Society of Literature Award under the W. H. Heinemann Bequest in 1981.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856462085
Publisher:
Anvil Press Poetry, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author


Dick Davis was born in 1945. He teaches Persian at Ohio State University; as well as his collections of his own poetry, Davis has published a number of translations from the Persian.

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