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Black daisies for the bride

Author: Tony Harrison
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The poet Tony Harrison shot his new film Black Daisies for the Bride on location in the Alzheimer's ward of High Royds Hospital, near Ilkley. The things which seem to linger longest in the impaired memories of those affected by Alzheimer's disease are banal tunes and a sense of dance and rhythm. Tony Harrison has tries to recreate something of these lost personalities by using such tunes and verbal rhythms."--BOOK  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Harrison
ISBN: 057117129X 9780571171293
OCLC Number: 34324483
Description: 34 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Black daisies for the bride (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Tony Harrison.

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This is a verse documentary about the effect of Alzheimer's disease on the memory. Tony Harrison's last such documentary, "The Gaze of the Gorgon", was broadcast in 1992, and went on to win the  Read more...

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