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Common prayer

Author: Fiona Sampson
Publisher: Manchester [UK] : Carcanet, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Inspired by the violent landscape of 20th century Central Europe, 'Common Prayer', moves from the personal to a liturgy for an ecology in crisis.
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Sampson, Fiona.
Common prayer.
Manchester [UK] : Carcanet, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Sampson
ISBN: 9781857549423 1857549422
OCLC Number: 85692056
Awards: Shortlisted for T S Eliot Prize 2007.
Description: 74 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Fiona Sampson.


Meditations on the actuality of sickness and bereavement move outward through narratives of the broken body of Europe's violent twentieth century. This work offers a liturgy for a world in crisis.  Read more...
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'In her finest collection yet, Common Prayer confirms Sampson's many gifts: sensual, sharply intelligent, searching; these poems live on their own terms, in their own appointed ground, ready to Read more...

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