The Birth of Taliesin The Bard

The Birth of Taliesin The Bard

by Richard Britton

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Overview

Based on the mythical tale from the Welsh Mabinogion, Richard Britton's rich gothic tale breathes new life into the neglected form of narrative poetry.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011160769
Publisher: Philistine Press
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,027,234
File size: 129 KB

About the Author

Richard is a poet by blood, as well as a theologian and semiotician. His poetry is neo-romantic, gothic and arabesque. He firmly believes in the role of the poet as a reformer as well as a performer and that poetry can change the world, but not in the way we necessarily expect. Richard actively resists the crypto-fascism of today’s western society, but finds popular culture a great medium through which the sublime can percolate. He is a great admirer of Byron, Keats, Plato, Aristotle, John Ruskin, Matthew Arnold and St. Paul of Tarsus. Richard often gets lost in his own little microcosm, but he loves poetry because it has protected him from deep melancholies, like a guardian muse.

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