Donald Davie Other literary forms

Other literary forms

(British and Irish Poetry, Revised Edition)

Donald Davie (DAY-vee) was a highly respected man of many letters. In addition to his poetry, he published numerous works of literary theory and criticism, including important books on Ezra Pound and Thomas Hardy, and an abundance of material on various British, American, and European authors. He also wrote several cultural histories that discuss the impact of religious dissent on culture and literature and edited a number of anthologies of Augustan and Russian poetry; in addition, he published biographical essays and translated Russian poetry.