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Lachlan Mackinnon - The Jupiter Collisions - 9780571216550 - KEX0307341
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The Jupiter Collisions

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Description for The Jupiter Collisions Paperback. "Monterey Cypress" and "The Coast of Bohemia" announced Mackinnon as a poet of cool evocation, writing of exile and belonging and breakdown. This collection is Mackinnon's first since 1991. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 200 x 130 x 5. Weight in Grams: 87. 8vo.Original printed wrappers. First edition
The Jupiter Collisions, Lachlan Mackinnon's third collection, opens with a characteristically exact account of something ungraspable: a distant episode in cosmology. This is the starting point for a series of investigations into uncertainty and flux, in which poem after poem brings home its cargo in precisely shaped but oblique and surprising ways. The collection is as various in its concerns as it is unified in its search for the close naming of things. One of the paradoxes of these poems is to start from spareness and reserve, and to end by establishing an intensely personal voice, whatever the subject almost ... Read more

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Faber & Faber
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London, United Kingdom
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About Lachlan Mackinnon
Lachlan Mackinnon lives in Ely. He is the author of five collections of poems including Small Hours, shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry in 2010, and works of criticism and biography. He writes academically in English and French about Shakespeare and modern English and French literature. He is a regular reviewer for the national press, and received a Cholmondeley ... Read more

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