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17%OFFDonald Davie - Poems and Melodramas - 9781857542905 - KHS0038573
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Poems and Melodramas

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Description for Poems and Melodramas Paperback. Shortly before his death in 1995, Donald Davie sent his publisher the poem, "Our Father". This ten-part meditation broke a seven-year poetic silence. This book contains a body of poems which extend the concerns of his late years, concerns with the "sacred", with England and with our age. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 135. Weight in Grams: 134. Keywords: "Subjects - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - Poetry - By Period - 20th Century,Subjects - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - Poetry - General"
Shortly before his death in 1995, Donald Davie sent his publisher the poem 'Our Father'. This ten-part meditation broke a poetic silence which had stretched from 1988, when with "To Scorch or Freeze," the writer declared his work as a poet finished. He continued to write essays and to add from time to time to his verse 'Melodramas', with their roots in Landor and Leopardi. It is clear that the Muse had not finished with Davie at all; a body of poems gathered sufficient for a remarkable book, extending the concerns of his late years--concerns with 'the sacred', with ... Read more

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