Guy Davenport was a poet, translator and author of several books, including Da Vinci’s Bicycle (1979), Apples and Pears (1984) and The Geography of the Imagination (1981). He was awarded the Morton Dauwen Zabel Prize by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He died in 2005.
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Fiction | The Online Edition
‘All people with socks and sneakers were rich, didn’t they know?’
Fiction | Issue 4
Fifty-Seven Views of Fujiyama
‘So Sora, to be worthy of the beauty of the world, shaved his head the day we departed, and donned a wandering priest’s black robe, and took yet a third name, Sogo, which means Enlightened, for the road.’