Selected Poems (BOK)

John Burnside

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Over seventeen years and nine collections, John Burnside has built - in the words of Bernard O'Donoghue - 'a poetic corpus of the first significance', a poetry of luminous, limpid grace. His territory is the no-man's-land of threshold and margin, the charmed half-light of the liminal, a domestic world threaded through with mystery, myth and longing. In this Selected Poems we can see themes emerge and develop within the growing confidence of Burnside's sinuous lyric poise: the place of the individual in the world, the idea of dwelling, of home, within that community, and the lure of absence and escape set against the possibilities of renewal and continuity. This is consummate, immaculate work born out of a lean and agile craftsmanship, profound philosophical thought and a haunted, haunting imagination; the result is a poetry that makes intimate, resonant, exquisite music.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter John Burnside
Forlag
Jonathan Cape
ISBN 9780224078030
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 13,1cm x 20cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 146 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Poetry