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New and collected poems [electronic resource] / by Clive Wilmer.

Author/Creator:
Wilmer, Clive, 1945-
Publication:
Manchester : Carcanet, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (467 p.)
Subjects:
English poetry.
Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Clive Wilmer's New and Collected Poems begins with a fable about the building and destruction of a walled city; it ends with a translation of Mandelstam's 'Hagia Sophia', in which the poet's words construct the heavenly Jerusalem. Between the two is the work of four decades, dominated by wonder at the mortal and the sacred, and a passion for the order made by art. Alongside older poems, two new collections, King Alfred's Book and Report from Nowhere, show Wilmer's continuing engagement with poetry that explores 'the mystery of things'. Over fifty translations, including thirty-six from the Hu
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Epigraph""; ""CONTENTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""from THE DWELLING-PLACE (1977)""; ""I""; ""The Exile""; ""Chiaroscuro""; ""The Invalid Storyteller""; ""The Sparking of the Forge""; ""East Anglian Churchyard""; ""Genealogy: The Portrait""; ""Victorian Gothic""; ""The Ruined Abbey""; ""The Long Climb""; ""The Well""; ""II""; ""The Dedication""; ""The Rector""; ""Arthur Dead""; ""In Malignant Times""; ""Likeness""; ""The Goldsmith""; ""Sanctuary""; ""The Disenchanted""; ""Bird Watcher""; ""Saxon Buckle""; ""from DEVOTIONS (1982)""; ""I""
""The Advent Carols""""Narcissus, Echo""; ""My Great Aunt, Nearing Death""; ""On the Demolition of the �Kite� District""; ""Il Palazzo della Ragione""; ""Pony and Boy""; ""Two Cambridge Images""; ""Beyond Recall""; ""II from Air and Earth""; ""Migrant""; ""Beside the Autobahn""; ""Aerial Songs""; ""On the Devil�s Dyke""; ""III""; ""The Natural History of the Rook""; ""Near Walsingham""; ""Home""; ""Homecoming""; ""For the Fly-Leaf of a King James Bible""; ""Antiphonal Sonnets""; ""Gothic Polyphony""; ""To Nicholas Hawksmoor""; ""Venice""; ""A Woodland Scene""
""The Parable of the Sower""""The Peaceable Kingdom""; ""Chinoiserie: The Porcelain Garden""; ""Prayer for my Children""; ""OF EARTHLY PARADISE (1992)""; ""I""; ""Invocation""; ""Three Brueghel Paintings""; ""St Francis Preaching to the Birds""; ""The San Damiano Crucifix""; ""The Coat of Many Colours""; ""Cattle Market""; ""Birdsong and Polyphony""; ""The Infinite Variety""; ""The Thirst""; ""To Robert Wells""; ""II A Catalogue of Flowers""; ""Wild Flowers""; ""Bindweed Song""; ""An Autumn Vision""; ""Post-war Childhoods""; ""Conservancy""; ""Alkanet""; ""To Paint a Salt Marsh""; ""III""
""Work""""The Law of the House""; ""At the Grave of Ezra Pound""; ""At the Grave of William Morris""; ""Fonte Branda in Siena""; ""A Plaque""; ""To a Poet from Eastern Europe, 1988""; ""To Haydn and Mozart""; ""The Kitchen Table""; ""IV""; ""Charon�s Bark""; ""Two Journals""; ""The Temple of Aphrodite""; ""Amores""; ""Re-reading my Poem �Saxon Buckle�""; ""Transference""; ""The Dream""; ""In the Greenwood""; ""The Garden""; ""Oasis""; ""The Earth Rising""; ""V""; ""Caedmon of Whitby""; ""KING ALFRED�S BOOK & OTHER POEMS (1992�2000)""; ""I""; ""King Alfred�s Book""
""Casa Natal de Borges""
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-84777-425-3
1-84777-629-9
OCLC:
836403877
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