Guy Davenport

Guy Davenport

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Guy Mattison Davenport was an American writer, translator, illustrator, painter, intellectual, and teacher. Guy Davenport was born in Anderson, South Carolina, in the foothills of Appalachia on November 23, 1927. His father was an agent for the Railway Express Agency. Davenport said that he became a reader only at age ten, with a neighbor's gift of one of the Tarzan series. At age eleven, he began a neighborhood newspaper, drawing all the illustrations and writing all the stories. At age thirteen, he "broke right leg and was laid up for a wearisome while"; it was then that he began "reading with real interest," beginning with a biography of Leonardo
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134949787
  • 9786134949781