Diffractions: New and Collected Poems

Diffractions: New and Collected Poems

by Peter Dale
     
 

Peter Dale combines intimacy of address and a personal colloquial idiom with remarkable skill in formal verse. He is interested in bringing his subjects – love, relationships, memory, all kinds of daily exchange – directly to the reader, without fuss and with thoughtful craft and conviction. The precision of his writing matches its intensity of feeling.See more details below

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Peter Dale combines intimacy of address and a personal colloquial idiom with remarkable skill in formal verse. He is interested in bringing his subjects – love, relationships, memory, all kinds of daily exchange – directly to the reader, without fuss and with thoughtful craft and conviction. The precision of his writing matches its intensity of feeling.

Diffractions’ begins with new poems and ends with a collection of lively and entertaining epigrams. Between these, his published collections appear in chronological sequence. The whole assembles 50 years of elegant, incisive and moving work by a leading British poet of rare skill.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856464393
Publisher:
Anvil Press Poetry, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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