The Persimmon Tree and Other Stories (Virago Modern

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He’s worked extensively in studios across the world and... Her first collection, In Other Words, appeared with Salmon Poetry in 2010; her second collection, Demeter Does Not Remember also with Salmon Poetry at the end of 2014. Parris - This is the pen name of Stephanie Merritt who is the author of a literate and fascinating mystery series in which the series detective is the philosopher Giordano Bruno. Selected Writings (New York: New Directions, 1966), 17 At the same time, Olson's own preoccupations with the historical origins of a twentieth-century malaise led him - and poets like Allen Fisher in his long serial poem of the 1970s, Place, and Prynne in The White Stones - to the detailed and passionate investigation (often in notational form) of local history and geography, taking as starting point Heraclitus's pre-Socratic dictum, "Man is estranged from that with which he is most familiar," and to the development of a language which is an action upon the real rather than a discourse of abstractions (taxonomies, idealizations) about it.

Pages: 182

Publisher: Penguin Books (November 4, 1986)

ISBN: 0140161481

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