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The Million Petalled Flower Of Being Here

Author : Vidyan Ravinthiran
ISBN : 1780374763
Genre : Poetry
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Ravinthiran's second collection is a book of sonnets for his wife. These are love poems that turn analytical, consider the world, and stand for a larger community, including readers themselves. Many describe life in the North-East England for a mixed-race couple, considering both the redemptive force of love and the cultural origins of our discontent.

Carpenters Of Light

Author : Neil Powell
ISBN : 0064956652
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Shapeless Unease

Author : Samantha Harvey
ISBN : 9781473572713
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A poignant, urgent memoir about insomnia from the acclaimed author of The Western Wind Sleep. Sleep. Like money, you only think about it when you have too little. Then you think about it all the time, and the less you have the more you think about it. It becomes the prism through which you see the world and nothing can exist except in relation to it. Samantha Harvey’s insomnia arrived, seemingly, from nowhere; for a year she has spent her nights chasing sleep that rarely comes. She’s tried everything to appease it. Nothing is helping. What happens when one of the basic human needs goes unmet? For Samantha Harvey, extreme sleep deprivation resulted in a raw clarity about life itself. Original and profound, The Shapeless Unease is a startlingly insightful exploration of memory, writing and influence, death and grief, and the will to survive. ‘Easily one of the truest and best books I’ve read about what it’s like to be alive now, in this country’ Max Porter

Lyric Tragedy

Author : Ronald P Draper
ISBN : 9781349179169
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Philip Larkin Art And Self

Author : M. Rowe
ISBN : 9780230302150
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Exploring the complex relationship between aesthetic experience and personal identity in Larkin's work, this book gives close and original readings of three major poems ('Here', 'Livings' and 'Aubade'), and two neglected but important themes (Larkin and the supernatural, Larkin and Flaubert).

Death Be Not Proud

Author : Mark Corner
ISBN : 3039119982
Genre : Philosophy
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Might people one day live for ever? Would they want to? What sense can be made of ideas commonly referred to in terms of an 'afterlife'? What about notions of Heaven and Hell, of Purgatory and reincarnation? And in what sort of state are human beings expected to be during this 'afterlife' - immortal souls or resurrected bodies (and does either notion make sense)? What about the fact that any 'afterlife' concerns not just the fate of individuals but of society ('communion of saints') and even the physical universe itself? This book tries to survey some of the existing arguments about life 'after' death, with chapters on material from Christian tradition (particularly the New Testament and the Early Church) and from the philosophy of religion. It then attempts to reach its own conclusions, drawing on Kant and Barth in order to suggest that death is to be overcome rather than survived.

Grun Tu Molani

Author : Vidyan Ravinthiran
ISBN : 1780370997
Genre : Poetry
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Vidyan Ravinthiran's much-anticipated first collection contains many poems about Sri Lanka which fuse politics, personal history and myth, yet his voice pitches itself not so much halfway between East and West as between emotional forthrightness and linguistic exuberance. Traditional forms - of culture, of verse - contend with brusquer impulses in an era of technological distortion; without taking himself too seriously, the poet asks if perhaps we don't take ourselves seriously enough. These are poems of impassioned intelligence, which refuse to separate thought and feeling and seek not only to delight and disturb but to work through difficult problems. The intricacies of the modern relationship - the smallest society, a haven of two - are reconnected with the historical world; translations, some from classical Tamil, ask how close two languages or two people can get. Indeed, Grun-tu-molani is concerned throughout with a range of human behaviours common to different societies - the need to assert oneself, save face, explain, and touch; the last of which would not be possible were it not for the distances between us.

Evening Twilight A Woman S Village Journal 2007 2011

Author : Mary Kelly Black
ISBN : 9781469172064
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is the third volume of journal selections (2007-2011). Volume I included an Introduction and some biographical memories. As with the previous two volumes, the major events of life claim little diaristic attention, the overlooked or insignificant habitually capturing the author’s attention. Most journals or notebooks of eminent writers conclude with their relative youth, when they pick up the pen to create an imaginative retrospective journey, so there is little available of aging journal-keepers describing the downward journey. Those who maintained journals intime, or other forms of introspective writing, were rarely long lived, so there is little available of the aging journal-keeper describing the downward journey. Added to this is the paucity of proximal contemporaries who share or admit to the narrowing path, seeking instead the rejuvenations of youth. “I unavoidably focus on the early twilight of this narrowing journey, lead me where it shall.” Those interested in a more event-filled diary will find scant reportage in these pages.

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

Author : Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
ISBN : 9781681374024
Genre : Poetry
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A one-of-a-kind collection of work by one of India's best contemporary poets. Arvind Krishna Mehrotra is one of the most celebrated Indian poets writing in English and an important translator from Indian languages, but until now his work has rarely been available in the United States and Britain. Mehrotra’s poetry combines the commonplace and the strange, the autobiographical and the fabulous, and reflects an intense and original engagement with American poetry, especially the work of William Carlos Williams and the Beats. This book provides a comprehensive picture of Mehrotra’s achievements as a poet and translator and includes a striking new poetic sequence.

The University Of Windsor Review

Author : University of Windsor
ISBN : STANFORD:36105010658529
Genre : Literature
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ISBN : UCAL:$B329121
Genre : English literature
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Critical Essays On Philip Larkin The Poems

Author : Bryan Loughrey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041054318
Genre : Poets, English
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The Harvill Book Of Twentieth Century Poetry In English

Author : Michael Schmidt
ISBN : UOM:39015048925583
Genre : American poetry
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The Music Of What Happens

Author : Derwent May
ISBN : UOM:39015001000358
Genre : English poetry
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Poetry Speaks

Author : Elise Paschen
ISBN : UOM:39076002243165
Genre : Poetry
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"Superb, accessible...A unique and essential purchase." --School Library Journal The most ambitious, comprehensive and innovative poetry project to be published in years, Poetry Speaks combines the significant poetry of the last two with the authors themselves reading their poetry on audio CD. Poets range from Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, T.S. Eliot and Dorothy Parker to Langston Hughes, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath and Gwendolyn Brooks.

Ten Years Of Medicine And The Arts

Author : Lisa R. Dittrich
ISBN : 1577540212
Genre : Arts medicine
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The Grim Reader

Author : Maura Spiegel
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019252068
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Gathers classic and contemporary writings on mortality, including works by John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Grace Paley, George Orwell, Samuel Beckett, and Monty Python

Larkin At Work

Author : A. Trevor Tolley
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023162501
Genre : Composition (Art)
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Poetry Speaks Expanded

Author : Elise Paschen
ISBN : UOM:39015073644471
Genre : Poetry
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Presenting a diverse cross-section of the 20th centurys best poets, this classic poetry anthology has now been revised with added essays and poems. Includes three audio CDs with recordings of each poet reading his or her work.

The Listener

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007794691
Genre : Radio broadcasting
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