Comprises letters and postcards as well as notes by Peter Didsbury to accompany these
Letters from Douglas Dunn to Peter Didsbury
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Administrative / Biographical History
Peter Didsbury was born in 1946 in Fleetwood, Lancashire but moved to Hull as a child. He studied English and Hebrew at Oxford University and taught English for eight years. He took a research degree at Durham University and subsequently became an archaeologist. He also teaches Creative Writing for a number of organisations, including the University of Hull.
His published poetry collections include The Butchers of Hull (1982); The Classical Farm (1987); and That Old-Time Religion (1994). The two latter collections were Poetry Book Society Recommendations. His fourth full-length collection, A Natural History, is included in Scenes from a Long Sleep: New & Collected Poems (2003).
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Purchased from Peter Didsbury, Hull, November 1992