Patrick McGuinness: Donald Davie
20 January 2000
Show More With the Grain: Essays on Thomas Hardy and Modern British Poetry by Donald Davie.
Carcanet, 346 pp., £14.95, October 1998, 1 85754 394 7Show More
“... professorship at Stanford. With the Grain reprints the Hardy book in its entirety, along with a number of essays, directly or obliquely related, spanning almost forty years: on Basil Bunting, Charles Tomlinson, Ted Hughes, Robert Graves, Hugh MacDiarmid, J.M. Synge, David Jones, George Steiner, Geoffrey Hill, Elizabeth Daryush and the fraternity of poets anthologised by Andrew Crozier and Tim Longville in ...”