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Author: Gerald Dawe
Publisher: New York : The Gallery Press, 2013.
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?Gerald Dawe's subtlety and lyric control are the mark of a true poet; but it is this graceful and apparently effortless incorporation of the human struggle for transcendence which is the real measure of his importance.'? Fiona Sampson, The Irish Times Since its first appearance in book form in 1978 Gerald Dawe's poetry has been praised for its?feeling of unpadded completeness and unforced structure' (Alastair  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawe, Gerald.
Selected Poems.
New York : The Gallery Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Dawe
ISBN: 9781852355579 1852355573
OCLC Number: 854970716
Description: 1 online resource (147 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Note to Reader; Praise for Selected Poems; Title Page; Contents; Dedication; Sheltering Places; Names; Memory; Secrets; A Question of Covenants; The Desert Campaign; Resistances; Atlantic Circle; The People; The Clock on a Wall of Farringdon Gardens, August 1971; Translations; Morning Start; Spoils of Love; Solstice; Three Sisters; from In the Country; Dead Men's Shoes; Little Palaces; Sin; Saturday Night; The Just; Quiet Farm; To My Inhaler; The Water Table; To James Joyce; A Story; The Messages; Straws in the Wind; The Aunt's Story; Middle Names; Child of the Empire. AutobiographyHeart of Hearts; The End of It; Wonders; The Third Secret; Refugees; from The Nick of Time; Moving; from The Minos Hotel; Ascension Thursday; Note on the Text; Quartz; Kristallnacht, 1938; The Old Jewish Cemetery, Lodz; In Ron's Place; The Morning Train; Human Wishes; Summer Journal; Midsummer Report; The Interface; Laughter and Forgetting; Snap; Siesta; Text Messages; The Jazz Club; Distraction; Fifty/Fifty; Pet Days; Lake Geneva; Night and Morning; Points West; The Pleasure Boats; The Lady of the House; A Shower of Rain; The Moon-viewing Room; The Bay Tree; from On Mill Street. Some NightsArgentina; Fellow Travellers; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Also by Gerald Dawe; Copyright; Back Cover.

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?Gerald Dawe's subtlety and lyric control are the mark of a true poet; but it is this graceful and apparently effortless incorporation of the human struggle for transcendence which is the real measure of his importance.'? Fiona Sampson, The Irish Times Since its first appearance in book form in 1978 Gerald Dawe's poetry has been praised for its?feeling of unpadded completeness and unforced structure' (Alastair MacLean, TLS). His achievement has been described by Dennis O'Driscoll as?brave and risk-taking, finely tuned and perfectly pitched' and, by John McAuliffe, as?serious and seri.

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