Tag Archives: Christopher Reid

Ruth Padel: 52 Ways of Looking at a Poem A Graph Review

52 Ways of looking at a Poem. A Graph Review      58 with assorted high points  65 author:  Ruth Padel available  as Vintage, my copy:  2004     paperback.   £10.99            978 009942915 0 Sub titled:     How Reading Modern Poetry Can Change Your Life … Continue reading

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Sentenced to Life by Clive James

A Graph Review:          70 but mostly highpoints of 75 plus Sentenced to Life          Clive James Picador,          Hardback.         £14.99.        978 14472 8404 8         published 9 April 2015 37 poems. Clive James is a television writer and presenter, author … Continue reading

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Douglas Dunn wins Queens Medal for Poetry

Many congratulations to Douglas Dunn for winning  the  2013 Queens medal for Poetry, in recognition of his lifetime contribution to literature. I have previously mentioned  his ‘Elegies’  in relation to other writing by James Reeves and Christopher Reid and I … Continue reading

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The Talking-Skull, poems by James Reeves

A Graph Review:   45 with highpoint 60 (0=dont bother, 100 =best ever) my copy is Heinemann, jacketed hardback published 1958 This was Reeves’ fourth collection of non-childrens poetry. He is possibly better remembered as writing poetry for children or editing … Continue reading

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