Don Paterson (BOK)

Natalie Pollard

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This is the first collection of critical essays on the prize-winning contemporary British poet, Don Paterson. In 10 original chapters, leading literary critics and writers discuss the social, historical and personal dimensions of Paterson's poetry and prose including Rain, Orpheus, Landing Light, The Eyes, God's Gift to Women, Nil Nil, The Book of Shadows and Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets. A critical introduction and an opening interview with Don Paterson clearly situate his work in dialogue with the Modernist, Movement, contemporary and theoretical voices that inform it. The book shows that Paterson is a figure who actively negotiates his place within literary history, as well as confronting that history with lyric grace, humour and directness. It is the first critical study of Don Paterson's writing. Web-based recordings by Don Paterson of the poems that are discussed in the volume available on the EUP website. 10 new critical essays, by contributors including Derek Attridge and John Kinsella, an introduction, an interview with Don Paterson, a biography and bibliography. It explores Paterson's Scottish contexts, his aphorisms, his poetic theory and lyric practice, his sonnets, his irony and modes of speech as well as translation, spirituality, father-son relations, the poetry avant-garde and poetry publishing.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Natalie Pollard
Forlag
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780748669417
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 12,4cm x 21cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 372 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Natalie Pollard