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Bloodaxe poetry introductions

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Bloodaxe Books , Tarset [England]
English poetry -- 20th century, English poetry -- Translations, American poetry -- 20th century, American poetry -- Transla
Statementedited by Neil Astley.
ContributionsAstley, Neil.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18587329M
ISBN 101852247312, 1852247398
ISBN 139781852247317, 9781852247393

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Each book in the series covers four leading contemporary poets in depth, with substantial selections covering the whole range of each writer's poetry, as well as intriguing and illuminating background material, including profiles, interviews, essays 5/5(2).

Bloodaxe Books has revolutionised poetry publishing in Britain over the past 40 years. Internationally renowned for quality in literature and excellence in book design, our authors and books have won virtually every major literary award given to poetry, from the T.S. Eliot Prize and Pulitzer to the Nobel Prize.

This book covers four contemporary poets with selections covering the range of each writer's poetry. It includes background material, profiles, interviews, essays and commentary by the poets.

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So far items have been catalogued and items digitally scanned, always with the permission of the author. Buy Bloodaxe Poetry Introductions: Enzensberger, Holub, Sorescu, Tranströmer: Enzensberger, Holub, Sorescu, Transtreomer by Neil Astley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Her publications include an edition of Edward Thomas's prose writings, A Language Not To Be Betrayed () from Carcanet, and four critical books: Louis MacNeice: A Study () from Faber, and Poetry in the Wars (), The Living Stream: Literature & Revisionism in Ireland () and Poetry & Posterity () from Bloodaxe/5(11).

‘Staying Alive is a book which leaves those who have read or heard a poem from it feeling less alone and more alive’ – John Berger. ‘Staying Alive is a magnificent anthology. The last time I was so excited, engaged and enthralled by a collection of poems was when I.

Enzensberger is a cultured, learned, widely knowledgeable man, but his poems wear their knowledge, learning and culture very lightly.

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Perfectly at ease in a variety of poetic forms, he presents us again and again with things that matter. The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Women Poets: Eleven British Writers Paperback – 3 Jan. It is a brilliant introduction for those who are new to poetry and a wonderful anthology of well loved poems, for anyone familiar with these poets and their work/5(5).

Bloodaxe Books is a British publishing house specializing in poetry.

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Bloodaxe has published British, Irish, American, European and Commonwealth of Nations r: Neil Astley. "Bloodaxe Poetry Introductions" are a new kind of anthology aimed at the general reader as well as the poetry lover.4/5(1).

Bloodaxe publishes a range of books appealing not only to the core poetry readership but to all kinds of readers from all kinds of backgrounds: over books by over writers, of which around remain in print but with many past collections absorbed into later editions of selected or collected poems.

Jeet Thayil's definitive selection covers 55 years of Indian poetry in English. It is the first anthology to represent not just the major poets of the past half-century - the canonical writers who have dominated Indian poetry and publishing since the s - but also the different kinds of poetry written by an extraordinary range of younger poets who live in many other countries.5/5(4).

Bloodaxe is maintaining its programme of publishing books by leading poets from the US and Canada. However, our programming does not permit us to publish more than four North American poets in any year (which is four more than most UK publishers!), and our commitments in that area now cover the next few years.

Bloodaxe's most popular anthology has been Neil Astley's Staying Alive: real poems for unreal times (), devised as a book to introduce new readers to contemporary poetry as well as to show existing poetry readers a wider range of poems from around the world than is generally available from British poetry d: Bloodaxe announces a new kind of anthology aimed at the general reader as well as the poetry lover.

Each book covers leading contemporary poets in depth, with substantial selections from the whole range of each writer's poetry, as well as intriguing background material, including profiles, interviews, essays and commentary by the poets. Neil Astley, Hon.

FRSL (born 12 May ) is an English publisher, editor and writer. He is best known as the founder of the poetry publishing house Bloodaxe Books. From the publisher: “Bloodaxe Poetry Introductions” are a new kind of anthology aimed at the general reader as well as the poetry lover.

Compiled by “Staying Alive” editor, Neil Astley, each book in the series covers four leading contemporary poets in depth, with substantial selections covering the whole range of each writer’s poetry, as well as intriguing and.

In Person: 30 Poets. edited by Neil Astley, filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce. pp plus DVDs, Bloodaxe, £ Neil Astley founded Bloodaxe Books in with a "mysterious bale of paper" and a. It is always a pleasure to hear him read and to hear his fascinating introductions to the poems which give audiences an added dimension to the work.

I have been privileged to publish his books since when Bloodaxe brought out a selection from his. The Bloodaxe Book of Modern Australian Poetry Paperback – December 1, by John Tranter (Author), Philip Mead (Editor) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Lemn Sissay has written publications with Canongate, Oberon, Bloomsbury Bloodaxe and Faber and Faber. And many other writings: plays poetry, articles introductions to publication like The Moth collection to articles for The Guardian. His memoir, My Name Is Why, is published by Canongate inMy Name is Why: A Memoir, Canongate Books.

The Guardian - Back to home. most of the poetry books published are by already known writers, and there are very few openings for new poets. Neil Astley is the editor of Bloodaxe Books. Bloodaxe Books Ltd Sort by Featured Price, low to high Price, high to low Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Date, old to new Date, new to old Best Selling.

Eric Haraldsson (Old Norse: Eiríkr Haraldsson, Norwegian: Eirik Haraldsson; c. – ), nicknamed Eric Bloodaxe (Old Norse: Eiríkr blóðøx, Norwegian: Eirik Blodøks), was a 10th-century Norwegian ruler. It is widely speculated that he had short-lived terms as King of Norway and twice as King of Northumbria (c.

– and –).Predecessor: Harald I. BLOODAXE POETRY INTRODUCTIONS 1 edited by NEIL ASTLEY. CONTENTS ELIZABETH ALEXANDER 7 Introduction 9 Interview with Elizabeth Alexander by NATASHA TRETHEWEY 12 ELIZABETH ALEXANDER: The Responsibilities of the Black Poet 15 The Venus Hottentot 18 House Party Sonnet: '66 19 Boston Year 19 Affirmative Action Blues () 21 After 22 File Size: 60KB.The UK edition, published by Bloodaxe Books inwas a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award.

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