- Author:Douglas Dunn
- Publisher:Faber & Faber; First trade paperback printing. edition (September 12, 1988)
- Pages:96 pages
- FB2 format1590 kb
- ePUB format1342 kb
- DJVU format1342 kb
- Formats:txt lrf azw rtf
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Northlight.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Northlight. Dunn has a real talent in building up a scene and painting a full, atmospheric picture.
Author:Dunn, Douglas. Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description. Northlight by Douglas Dunn (Hardback, 1989). Pre-owned: lowest price.
Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13: 9780571152292.
Formality of expression combines with emotional rawness to create an undeniably intense expression of grief. Of his work post-Elegies, written after his return to Scotland, Northlight (1988) foregrounds domesticity and family life, while Dante’s Drum-kit (1993) connects his love of jazz and fondness for metrical poetry.
Douglas Dunn, Scottish writer and critic best known for his poems evoking working-class British life. His notable collections included Terry Street, St. Kilda’s Parliament, and Elegies, the latter of which won the Whitbread Book Award (now the Costa Book Award). Learn more about Dunn’s life and work.
Douglas Eaglesham Dunn, OBE (born 23 October 1942) is a Scottish poet, academic, and critic. He lives in Scotland. Dunn was born in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. He was educated at the Scottish School of Librarianship, and worked as a librarian before he started his studies in Hull. After graduating with a First Class Honours degree from the University of Hull, he worked in the university's Brynmor Jones Library under Philip Larkin
Professor Douglas Dunn was born on on 23 October 1942 in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. Dunn's first collection of poetry, Terry Street, was published by in 1969, and was awarded both a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and a Somerset Maugham Award
Professor Douglas Dunn was born on on 23 October 1942 in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. He was educated first at the Scottish School of Librarianship, and then at University of Hull, where he obtained a First Class Honours degree in English. Prior to studying at Hull, he worked as a librarian in Scotland and Akron, Ohio. Dunn's first collection of poetry, Terry Street, was published by in 1969, and was awarded both a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and a Somerset Maugham Award. Love or Nothing (1974) was awarded a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1976.
Douglas Dunn was born in Clydeside, trained as a librarian and worked in the US before moving to Hull, where Larkin became a mentor. Dunn published his selected poems in 1986 and then another collection, Northlight in 1988. In 1967 his first book of poems was hailed by critics as groundbreaking. Two decades later his collection of verse in response to the death of his first wife earned him a wider fame. Nicholas Wroe reports. Although his work has attracted consistent critical acclaim, when he was offered a professorship at St Andrews in 1991 he jumped at the chance. The fact was that my income, compared to the amount of time it took to earn it, was pitiful.
The Faber Book of 20th-Century Scottish Poetry (1992). Selected Poems 1964-1983 (1986). In the LRB Archive: Poem: ‘Birch Room’ · 1 April 1982.
Douglas Dunn was born in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire in 1942, and was Professor in the School of English at. .In January 1986 he was overall winner of the 1985 Whitbread Book of the Year Award for his collection Elegies.
Douglas Dunn was born in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire in 1942, and was Professor in the School of English at the University of St Andrews.