Reading Douglas Dunn

Reading Douglas Dunn

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This book presents a critical analysis of the poems, short stories and plays of Douglas Dunn. It also surveys Dunn's life - his friendship with Philip Larkin, his time spent in the USA and his growing political beliefs. A bibliography is included. Contributors to the book include the poets Glyn Maxwell, Sean O'Brien, Bernard O'Donogue and Dave Smith. "Reading Douglas Dunn" should be of interest to students of poetry, contemporary literature and Scottish literature from secondary level upwards, and to teachers and general readers.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 134.6 x 210.8 x 22.9mm | 408.24g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748603697
  • 9780748603695

Table of contents

Biography and chronology; "novelization" in "Terry Street" and after, Ian Gregson; Dunn, Larkin and decency, Glyn Maxwell; Dunn and politics, Sean O'Brien; "The Happier Life", "Love or Nothing" and "Barbarians", Bernard O'Donoghue; Dunn's technique, Dana Gioia; "Elegies", Paul Hamilton; secret villager, Robert Crawford; Dunn and Dundee - Dunn's re-entry into Scottish culture, W.N. Herbert; Dunn's short stories, Anne Varty; Dunn and France, David Kinloch.show more

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