Elaine Feinstein (born as Elaine Cooklin; 24 October 1930 – 23 September 2019) was an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator.
Elaine Feinstein (born as Elaine Cooklin; 24 October 1930 – 23 September 2019) was an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator. Born in Bootle, Lancashire, Feinstein grew up in Leicester.
Elaine Feinstein has travelled extensively, not only to read her work at festivals across the world, but to be Writer in Residence for the British Council, first in Singapore, and then in Tromso, Norway. She was a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at Bellagio in 1998. She has served as a judge for the Gregory Awards, the Independent Foreign Fiction Award, the Costa Poetry Prize and the Rossica Award for Literature translated from Russian, and in 1995 was chairman of the judges for the . In 2005 she was awarded a Civil List.
Elaine Feinstein was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge and has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Leicester
Elaine Feinstein was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge and has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Leicester.
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Elaine Feinstein, a multifaceted British poet, novelist and biographer who found inspiration in her Jewish . Bruce Allen, writing in The Chicago Tribune, called it a book of great formal beauty, moral radiance and emotional power.
Elaine Feinstein, a multifaceted British poet, novelist and biographer who found inspiration in her Jewish heritage and the work of female Russian poets, died on Sept. Ms. Feinstein often explored the relationship between being Jewish and being English - the not quite at-homeness of the English Jews in England, as Paul Morris put it in The Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. Ever present with her was the knowledge that had her ancestors settled in Germany rather than England, her life might have been very different.
Poet and novelist who transformed literary writing in the 1970s. Ted Hughes wrote that her poetry follows the track of the nerves, while George Steiner described it as instinct with caring, with a rare intelligence of pain.
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From the publisher: Evokes old loves, intense friendships, literary ghosts, and a lifetime in the landscape of the 20th century. The poems in this collection try to draw a coherent shape out of inner uncertainties. Carcarnet also publish Elaine Feinstein’s Selected Poems. Other Titles of Interest. The legendary LRB Mousemat is back! Our much loved keyboard reference mousemat is back in stock!