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Douglas Young

(1913—1973) translator and Scottish nationalist


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(1913 –73), was born in Tayport, Fife, and spent some of his younger years near Calcutta where his father worked in the jute trade. He took degrees in classics from the universities of St Andrews and Oxford, and taught Latin and Greek at the universities of Aberdeen, University College Dundee, St Andrews, McMaster (Ontario), and North Carolina, where he died.

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From The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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