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Singing in the dark

Author: Alison Brackenbury
Publisher: Manchester : Carcanet, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brackenbury employs the seemingly simple English ballad (invented, more or less, by Wordsworth, and later favoured by the likes of Auden and Edward Thomas) to grapple with knotty modernity - a clash of form and content that carries the risk of wistfulness but, at its most effective, throws up compelling antitheses: "The robin brushes me at dusk / Our good bones fail. We leave no mark. / His voice, she writes, was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brackenbury, Alison.
Singing in the dark.
Manchester : Carcanet, 2008
(OCoLC)608519036
Online version:
Brackenbury, Alison.
Singing in the dark.
Manchester : Carcanet, 2008
(OCoLC)608896632
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Brackenbury
ISBN: 9781857549140 1857549147
OCLC Number: 154714222
Description: 96 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alison Brackenbury.
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Includes poems about birds and animals, the ancient rhythms of weather, landscape and season.  Read more...

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'Enchants' The Times'Glorious' Gillian Reynolds, Daily Telegraph'Filigreed with images of light and dark throughout, it's evocative, amusing and utterly compelling.' Frances Lass, Radio Times

 
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