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The essential D.G. Jones

Author: D G Jones; Jim Johnstone
Publisher: Erin, Ontario : The Porcupine's Quill, 2016.
Series: Essential poets, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Essential presents the most important lyrics from all stages of D.G Jones's career. Editor Jim Johnstone has prepared a critical introduction which provides context for individual poems and explains the progression of Jones's poetic practice."--
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D G Jones; Jim Johnstone
ISBN: 9780889843981 0889843988
OCLC Number: 945951234
Description: pages cm.
Contents: The sun is axeman (1961) --
Portrait of Anne Hebert --
Northern water thrush --
Winterkill --
Odysseus --
Beautiful creatures brief as these --
Phases from Orpheus (1967) --
Music comes where no words are --
The perishing bird --
Stevie and sea --
The path --
The stream exposed with all its stones --
Under the thunder the flowers light up the Earth (1977) --
A garland of Milne --
Spring flowers --
That's it --
I annihilate --
Winter comes hardly --
A throw of particles (1983) --
Tremor --
Between wars --
Balthazar and other poems (1988) --
The pioneer as man of letters --
Fatigue at night --
The floating garden (1995) --
A thousand hooded eyes --
Wild asterisks in cloud (1997) --
Singing up the new century --
Stumblesong --
The cut back beds --
Grounding sight (1999) --
Epistolary --
Grounding sight --
Praise --
Uncollected --
Ideas of the end og the world --
Goldfinchen --
The docks have been hauled out --
Suddenly.
Series Title: Essential poets, 14.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: selected by Jim Johnstone.

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"This Essential presents the most important lyrics from all stages of D.G Jones's career. Editor Jim Johnstone has prepared a critical introduction which provides context for individual poems and explains the progression of Jones's poetic practice."--

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