Raine, Kathleen Jessie

(1908-2003)
   Born in London of a Scottish mother and an English father from Northumberland, she studied psychology and the natural sciences at Girton College, Cambridge, and graduated M.A. in 1929. The Northumberland countryside and the landscapes of Wester Ross in the Scottish highlands have inspired her poetry. Under the patronage of Charles, Prince of Wales, Raine founded, in 1990, the Temenos Academy, a teaching institution that rejected the "secular materialism" of the current age; the Temenos Academy Review was created in 1999 and included lectures given at the academy. Raine was made a Commander of the British Empire in 2000. A professor at Cambridge and the author of a number of scholarly books, she was an expert on Coleridge, Blake, and Yeats. Some of her publications: The Pythoness, 1949. The Hollow Hill, 1965. The Lost Country, 1971. The Oval Portrait, 1977. The Oracle in the Heart, and Other Poems, 1975-1978, 1980. Collected Poems, 2000. Some of her poems: "Acacia Tree," "By the River Eden," "Childhood Memory," "Eileann Chanaidh," "My Mother's Birthday," "The Wilderness," "Three Poems of Incarnation," "Written in Exile."
   Sources: Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite DVD, 2006. Poems of the Scottish Hills: An Anthology. Hamish Brown, ed. Aberdeen University Press, 1982. Selected Poems of Kathleen Raine. Lindisfarne Press, 1988. 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 New Yorker Book of Poems. The New Yorker editors. Viking Press, 1969. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. The Treasury of Christian Poetry. Lorraine Eitel, ed. Fleming H. Revell, 1982. The Women Poets in English: An Antholog y. Ann Stanford, ed. McGraw-Hill, 1972.

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