Guy Davenport (1927-2005)

Guy DavenportGuy Davenport’s The Death of Picasso: New and Selected Writing provides a wide representation of his work. He was a writer, illustrator, teacher, scholar, translator, and critic. He taught at Haverford College and the University of Kentucky. In an essay, Davenport claimed to “live almost exclusively off fried baloney, Campbell’s soup, and Snickers bars.” He published over forty books and received a MacArthur fellowship, among other honors