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We Look Like This

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We Look Like This anatomizes how history, violence, power, lust and mortality at work on us. Burt's formal, muscular language... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

We Look Like This anatomizes how history, violence, power, lust and mortality at work on us. Burt's formal, muscular language evokes war, want, cruelty and hope, and a childhood among tough Jews in Philadelphia, dominated by his father Joe, son of Ukrainian immigrants, butcher, boxer and, last, coastal fisherman.

Autorentext

Dan Burt was born in South Philadelphia in 1942. He attended state schools and a local Catholic college before reading English at St John's College, Cambridge. After graduating from Yale Law School he practised law in the United States, Saudi Arabia and Britain before moving to London in 1994 and becoming a British citizen. He is an Honorary Fellow of St John's College and lives and writes in London and Cambridge. His poetry publications include the pamphlets Searched For Text (2008) and Certain Windows (2011), and Cold Eye, a collaboration with the artist Paul Hodgson (2010), all published by Carcanet Press in the Lintott Press imprint. His poetry was included in Carcanet's New Poetries V anthology and has been published in periodicals including the TLS, Poetry Review, The New Statesman, Financial Times and PN Review.



Inhalt

I Who He Was 1 - 5 Death Mask Slowly Sounds the Bell II Certain Windows III Circumcision Indices Inquisition Rosebud Ishmael IV Accounting Death Rattle Blind Date Texaco Saturday Afternoon Opera Cabaletta All the Dark Years For John Crook Homage for a Waterman Facsimile Folio John Winthrop's Ghost V Pastiche Poetry Reading After Lunch Little Black Dress Kept Pas de Deux Winter Mornings Yester-year Revenant Sie Kommt The Faithful End of the Affair VI Decorating the Nursery Wine Circle Dodge-Ball Blue Rinse Matrons Momentum Three Sonnets on the Coup de Grace Uphill to the Right Manque VII Compounds Modern Painters A Brewing Tale The Lesson Rigoletto Summa Motes Un Coup de Des Identity Beside a Cove The Institute Trade Notes

Produktinformationen

Titel: We Look Like This
Autor:
EAN: 9781847776334
ISBN: 978-1-84777-633-4
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Carcanet
Genre: Lyrik, Dramatik
Anzahl Seiten: 128
Veröffentlichung: 27.07.2012
Jahr: 2012
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 0.3 MB