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Guy Davenport

Guy Davenport, author, poet, critic and artist, was born in 1927. He retired in 1990 as a Distinguished Alumni Professor of English at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, having joined the English faculty there in 1963. He saw many collections of his writings and artworks published before passing away in January 2005. Davenport received a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 1990, amongst his other numerous awards and honours.

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