Donald Davie

1922–1995

Donald Davie was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, received his early education at Barnsley Holgate Grammar School, and spent his boyhood in “the industrially ravaged landscape,” as he called it, of the West Riding. An English professor for many years, he was an English Movement poet as well as a literary critic. 

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