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Peter Dale

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  • Peter Dale was born in Addleston, Surrey in 1938 and educated at St Peter’s College, Oxford. He worked as a secondary school teacher before becoming a freelance writer in 1993. He was co-editor of the poetry journal Agenda for many years. He is renowned for his translations from French (Corbière, Laforgue, Valéry and Villon) and Italian (a complete terza rima English version of Dante’s Divine Comedy). His new and selected poems, Edge to Edge, appeared in 1997 and was followed by Under the Breath in 2002 and Local Habitation in 2009. He now lives in Cardiff.

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