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Life by other means : essays on D.J. Enright

Author: Jacqueline Simms; John Bayley
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
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Published to coincide with Enright's seventieth birthday in March 1990, these twenty-two essays provide a rich account of this much admired poet, critic, and novelist. Written by such distinguished poets and writers as Douglas Dunn, Blake Morrison, Naomi Lewis, Paul Theroux, Derwent May, Anthony Thwaite, Donald Davie, P.N. Furbank, and Peter Porter, among others, the essays comprise memoirs, biographies, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life by other means.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)645301408
Named Person: D J Enright; D J Enright; Dennis J Enright; Dennis J Enright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Simms; John Bayley
ISBN: 0192129899 9780192129895
OCLC Number: 20691006
Description: xiv, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: On Academic year / Anthony Thwaite --
Enright's Japan / Russell Greenwood --
The mendicant professor : a self-confessed Liberal in Singapore / Koh Tai Ann --
Dennis Enright : a portrait / Paul Theroux --
Scenes from publishing life / Jeremy Lewis --
It is too easy for the literary man to forget : D.J. Enright as book reviewer / Derwent May --
Adding to truth : the anthologist at work / David Rawlinson --
Fandango with the professor / Gavin Young --
In and out of the movement / Blake Morrison --
The thunder of humanity : Enright's liberal imagination / Douglas Dunn --
The accents of Enright / William Walsh --
A humanist poet? / P.N. Furbank --
The Terrible Shears : more notes on nostalgia / David Ellis --
The Facts of Life : poem written on reading The Terrible Shears / Patricia Beer --
Shadow play : D.J. Enright's books for children / Naomi Lewis --
I rather like the sound of foreign languages like Ezra Pound / Peter Porter --
Those foreigners / John Bayley --
A Faust Book / Leonard Forster --
Hearing about damnation / Donald Davie --
A sense of religion : Enright's God / A.S. Byatt --
Untold stories / Shirley Chew.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline Simms ; [contributors, John Bayley and others].
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Published to coincide with Enright's seventieth birthday in March 1990, these twenty-two essays provide a rich account of this much admired poet, critic, and novelist. Written by such distinguished poets and writers as Douglas Dunn, Blake Morrison, Naomi Lewis, Paul Theroux, Derwent May, Anthony Thwaite, Donald Davie, P.N. Furbank, and Peter Porter, among others, the essays comprise memoirs, biographies, and critical studies.

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