Raine, Craig Anthony
- (1944- )Born in Bishop Auckland, Durham, he read English at Exeter College, Oxford. He has lectured at Exeter College, Lincoln College, Oxford, and Christ Church, Oxford, and has been a fellow of New College, Oxford, since 1991. He has been book editor for New Review and Quarto, poetry editor at the New Statesman, poetry editor at the London publishers Faber and Faber since 1981, and is founder and editor of the literary magazine Areté. He has won four major literary awards. A Martian Sends a Postcard Home (1979) instigated the "Martian School" of poetry. He lives in Oxford. Some of his other publications: The Onion, Memory, 1978. A Free Translation, 1981. Rich, 1984. History: The Home Movie, 1994 (an epic poem that celebrates the history of his own family and that of his wife). Collected Poems 1978-1999, 1999. A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu, 2000 (an elegy to a former lover). Some of his poems: "An Attempt at Jealousy," "Anno Domini," "City Gent," "Dandelions," "In the Kalahari Desert," "Nature Study," "Sexual Couplets," "The Man Who Invented Pain."Sources: British Council Arts (http://www.contemporarywriters.com). Emergency Kit: Poems for Strange Times. Jo Shapcott and Matthew Sweeney, eds. Faber and Faber, 1996. Erotic Poems. Peter Washington, ed. Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Literary Encyclopedia, Biography of Crain Raine (http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5523). The National Portrait Gallery (www.npg.org.uk). Poemhunter (www.poemhunter.com). The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Faber Book of Blue Verse. John Whitworth, ed. Faber and Faber, 1990. The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry. 2nd ed. Richard Ellmann, and Robert O'Clair, eds. W.W. Norton, 1988. The Norton Antholog y of Poetry. 3rd ed. Alexander W.Allison, ed. W.W. Norton, 1983. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Who's Who. London: A & C Black, 2005. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia).
British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. William Stewart. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
T. S. Eliot — Infobox Writer name = T. S. Eliot birthname = Thomas Stearns Eliot birthdate = birth date|1888|9|26|df=y birthplace = St. Louis, Missouri, United States deathdate = death date and age|1965|1|4|1888|9|26|df=y deathplace = London, England, United… … Wikipedia
1944 in poetry — yearbox2 in?=in poetry in2?=in literature cp=19th century c=20th century cf=21st century yp1=1941 yp2=1942 yp3=1943 year=1944 ya1=1945 ya2=1946 ya3=1947 dp3=1910s dp2=1920s dp1=1930s d=1940s da=1950s dn1=1950s dn2=1960s dn3=1970s|EventsWorks… … Wikipedia
List of atheists (authors) — Authors * Douglas Adams (1952 ndash;2001): British radio and television writer and novelist, author of The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy . [ I am a radical Atheist... Adams in an interview by American Atheists… … Wikipedia
literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… … Universalium
List of show business families — This is a list of show business families, compare it to List of U.S. political families. It is contemporary (in the sense that a professional offshoot should still be working in the twentieth or twenty first centuries) and should be expanded. The … Wikipedia
List of stage names — This list of stage names lists performers alphabetically according to surname (assumed or genuine) and their nickname. Individuals who have dropped their last name and substituted their middle name as their last name are listed. Also listed are… … Wikipedia
English literature — Introduction the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… … Universalium
Bishop Auckland — Infobox UK place country = England official name= Bishop Auckland population = 24,392 (2001)Citation title = 2001 Census Profiles (Numbers) for Major Centres in County Durham publisher = Durham County Council url =… … Wikipedia
2010 New Year Honours — The New Year Honours 2010, principally for the United Kingdom but also the Commonwealth Realms, were announced on 31 December 2009 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 2010. The 2010 New Year Honours were unusual in that none … Wikipedia
2000 New Year Honours — The insignia of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George: Andrew Wood was awarded the Grand Cross in this Honours list. The New Year Honours 2000 for the United Kingdom were announced on 31 December 1999, to celebrate the year… … Wikipedia