Desmond Graham is Emeritus Professor of Poetry at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His books include a biography of Keith Douglas (OUP, 1974), editions of Douglas’s poetry (OUP, 1978; Faber, 1997) and letters (Carcanet, 2000), a critical study of the poets of the First World War, The Truth of War (Carcanet, 1984), and five collections of poetry. He co-translated Two Darknesses by Polish poet Anna Kamienska (Flambard, 1994), and edited Poetry of the Second World War: An International Anthology (Chatto, 1995). His poetry books are The Lie of Horizons (1993), The Marching Bands (1996) and Not Falling (1999) from Seren, and After Shakespeare (2001) and Milena Poems (2004) from Flambard. After Shakespeare was translated into Polish in 2002 and the Milena poems were the subject of a jazz suite, first performed in Arnheim in 2003.
Books by Desmond Graham