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Keith Douglas
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Keith Douglas
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-01 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

By the time he was killed in Normandy, aged only twenty-four, in June 1944, Keith Douglas had achieved a body of work that has earned him the reputation as the most brilliant and promising poet of the Second World War. He began writing when he was at school at Christ's
Keith Douglas, 1920-1944
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Desmond Graham
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-15 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Keith Douglas was almost certainly the greatest poet of the Second World War. He was killed in Normandy three days after D-Day. He was only twenty-four. His short life was one of contradictions: the gifted artist and romantic, always in love with the wrong girl also enjoyed soldiering and was
The Collected Poems of Keith Douglas
Language: en
Pages: 151
Authors: Keith Douglas
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1951 - Publisher:

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Simplify Me When I'm Dead
Language: en
Pages: 49
Authors: Keith Douglas, Ted Hughes
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-08 - Publisher: Macmillan

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the
Simplify me
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Richard Burton
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-20 - Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Burton’s life of Keith Douglas, the most important poet of the Second World War, is the first for fifty years. Douglas had a short but eventful life. Born in 1920 in Kent, he was awarded an Open Exhibition to Merton College, Oxford. He spent most of the war in the