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Astonishment

Author: Anne Stevenson
Publisher: Tarset, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Anne Stevenson is one of Britain's leading poets. Astonishment, published just before her 80th birthday, is her second new collection since her much praised Bloodaxe retrospective Poems 1955-2005. Taking its title from Derek Walcott's line, 'The perpetual ideal is astonishment', Anne Stevenson's sixteenth collection of poems looks back over eighty years of the earth's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012532353
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Stevenson
ISBN: 1780370520 9781780370521
OCLC Number: 850179786
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (80 pages)
Contents: Cover; Description; Title Page; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; Epigraph; I; The Loom; Constable Clouds and a Kestrel's Feather; Bird in Hand; Teaching My Sons to Swim in Walden Pond; Night Thoughts; Paper, ; On Line; An Exchange in the Time Bank; II: Sonnets and Variations; It's astonishing; Doppler; After the Funeral; Elegy: In Coherent Light; The Miracle of the Bees and the Foxgloves; The Master and His Cast; Not a Hook, not a Shelf, maybe a Song?; How it is; The Voice; Caring More Than Caring; Carols in King's; III: Ardudwy; Night Snow; Thaw; Spring Diary; Arrival Dream. Snow SquallsNorth Easter; A Clearer Memory; Then, like a present, ; On Harlech Beach; Drench; On Reflection; October Song; Goat Cull in Cwm Nancol; Roses in December; IV; Photographing Change; In the Museum of Floating Bodies and Flammable Souls; All Those Attempts in the Changing Room; Tulips; The Password; Five Poems in Memory of a Marriage; A Match; After Words; Hotel New Year; Epitaph for a Hedonist; A Visit; Demeter and Her Daughter; Spring Again; NOTES; BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE; Titles by Anne Stevenson; Copyright.
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