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Author photo. David Wright. Portrait by Patrick Swift, c. 1960.

David Wright. Portrait by Patrick Swift, c. 1960.

David Wright (1) [1920–1994]

This page covers the author of English Romantic Verse.

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South African poet.
He edited Longer Contemporary Poems, the Penguin Book of English Romantic Verse. the Penguin Book Of Everyday Verse .
He wrote Deafness, Roy Campbell, David Wright: Poems and Versions, Moral Stories, Monologue of a Deaf Man, Adam at Evening, To the gods the Shades: New and Collected Poems, Metrical Observations, Selected Poems, Elegies.
He also co-wrote some books on Portugal.

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