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Collected poems (edition 2005)

by Lynette Roberts, Patrick McGuinness (Editor)

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Title:Collected poems
Authors:Lynette Roberts (Author)
Other authors:Patrick McGuinness (Editor)
Info:Manchester: Carcanet, 2005.
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Tags:poetry, female author, welsh, war, carcanet press, bookshelf09, birthday gift

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The work of an original haunting poet comes to life again, after fifty years. Lynette Roberts was born in Buenos Aires, a Welsh writer whose best work stands alongisde that of her near-contemporaries: David Jones, R.S. Thomas and Dylan Thomas, and yet an outsider in Wales. She is a war poet: her two published collections are about a woman's life in wartime. But she is also a love poet and a poet of the hearth. A late-modernist, she moves between the mythic and the domestic voices. Her work was praised by, among others, T.S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis and Robert Graves. Experimental and chall.… (more)

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