Rhyme of the Flying Bomb

Rhyme of the Flying Bomb

by Mervyn Peake
     
 

This fills an important gap in the canon of Peake's works in print. Although written after the Second World War, the poem uses it for its theme. While its central characters, the sailor and the child are symbolic, this was not consciously planned. Peake said of the poem that "it shows man's continuing hopefulness in adversity". See more details below

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This fills an important gap in the canon of Peake's works in print. Although written after the Second World War, the poem uses it for its theme. While its central characters, the sailor and the child are symbolic, this was not consciously planned. Peake said of the poem that "it shows man's continuing hopefulness in adversity".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780900675935
Publisher:
Smythe, Colin Limited
Publication date:
12/31/1973
Pages:
43
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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