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Letter from a Far Country [NOOK Book]

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Gillian Clarke's poems are letters from the far countries of personal and ancestral memories, of places and moments of insight. Her acclaimed title poem explores the buried histories of women's lives, the enduring responsibilities that link generations and ensure the continuance of language and traditions. Rooted in rural Wales, Letter from a Far Country celebrates the sources of strength and continuity that bind people to landscape and community.
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Letter from a Far Country

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Overview

Gillian Clarke's poems are letters from the far countries of personal and ancestral memories, of places and moments of insight. Her acclaimed title poem explores the buried histories of women's lives, the enduring responsibilities that link generations and ensure the continuance of language and traditions. Rooted in rural Wales, Letter from a Far Country celebrates the sources of strength and continuity that bind people to landscape and community.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847778512
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 11/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • File size: 979 KB

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Gillian Clarke is a poet, a writer, a creative writing tutor at the University of Glamorgan, and the president and founder of Ty Newydd Writers' Centre in Wales. She was the inaugural Capital Poet for Cardiff and in 2008 was appointed the National Poet of Wales. Her works include Collected Poems, Making the Beads for the Dead, and Recipe for Water.
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