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Clavics

Author: Geoffrey Hill
Publisher: London : Enitharmon Press ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Dufour Editions, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Clavics' is intended as a tribute to early 17th-century poetry and music, in the form of an elegiac sequence for William Lawes, the Royalist musician killed at the Battle of Chester.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: William Lawes; William Lawes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Hill
ISBN: 9781907587115 190758711X 9781907587122 1907587128
OCLC Number: 695283053
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Shortlisted for Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection 2011.
Description: 42 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Hill.

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'Over 32 poems Geoffrey Hill traces an elegiac sequence for William Lawes and his music, intermingling the historical events around his death with flashes of the everyday ... Mr Hill presents a  Read more...

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