Collected Poems (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2001
Antall sider: 384
Forlag: Counterpoint
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781582431352
Omtale: Collected Poems
The lifework of one of the 20th century's greatest poets. Since her first collection of poems published in 1943, Kathleen Raine has been writing a kind of mystical nature poetry all her own, a poetry immersed in the quiet air of solitude and imagination. Vita Sackville-West, writing in the Observer, spoke of her "curious purity": "Her poems are like drops of water, clear, self-contained, and sometimes iridescent with the elusive colors of mysticism." Collected Poems is the lifework of a visionary, a celebration of the miracles of nature and man's place among them. Now in her ninety-second year she has chosen this work from eleven published collections and from other uncollected and unpublished sources. The earliest poems were written in the mid-thirties, the latest in the late nineties.

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