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Holding in balance the ecological and the technological, ancient and modern, Full Volume sings languages and cultures, people and habitats burgeoning on the brink of extinction. From revved-up battle-cry to nervous whisper, these lyrical poems praise intricate abundance.



Assured in its rhymes and cadences, Full Volume is often attentive to poetry in other tongues, not least Gaelic. As their tones and forms shift from the spiritual to the wry, from haiku to brosnachadh, the ...

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Full Volume

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Overview

Holding in balance the ecological and the technological, ancient and modern, Full Volume sings languages and cultures, people and habitats burgeoning on the brink of extinction. From revved-up battle-cry to nervous whisper, these lyrical poems praise intricate abundance.



Assured in its rhymes and cadences, Full Volume is often attentive to poetry in other tongues, not least Gaelic. As their tones and forms shift from the spiritual to the wry, from haiku to brosnachadh, the poems' resonance and music build into a sustained sounding of what it means to live, love, and listen in a world where 'Nothing is ever single'.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781407013954
  • Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/4/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 221 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Crawford was born in Lanarkshire in 1959. His Selected Poems was published in 2005, and his most recent book of poetry, Full Volume, three years later. Author of Scotland's Books (Penguin, 2007) and co-editor of The Penguin Book of Scottish Verse, Robert Crawford is Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University of St Andrews. His biography of Robert Burns was Saltire Book of the Year 2009. He is writing a biography of T.S. Eliot to be published by Cape.
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