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PN Review 231

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 231
  • Description
  • Editor
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • Poetry
    Les Murray, Fleur Adcock, Bill Manhire, Nina Bogin, James Keery & others

    Features
    •Andrew Hadfield - BrexitSpeare
    •Frank Kuppner - Rough Notes for One or Two Undelivered Lectures on T.S Eliot’s Dante
    •Chris Miller on Basil Bunting
    •Jane Draycott on Simon Armitage’s Pearl
    •Ross Cogan on Mayakovsky
    •Madeline Potter on Geoffrey Hill’s Ibsen
    •R.F. Langley - From the Journals

    and more...

    Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, was born in Mexico in 1947; he studied at Harvard and at Wadham College, Oxford, before settling in England. Among his many publications are several collections of poems and a novel, The Colonist (1981), about a boy’s childhood in Mexico. He is general ... read more
    Awards won by Michael Schmidt Winner, 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem - Sasha Dugdale's 'Joy', published in PN Review 227  (PN Review 227 )
    Praise for Michael Schmidt '...probably the most informative and entertaining poetry journal in the English-speaking world.'
    John Ashbery
     'The most engaged, challenging and serious-minded of all the UK's poetry magazines.'
    Simon Armitage
    'It has attempted to take poetry out of the backwaters of intellectual life and to find in it again the crucial index of cultural health.'
    Cairns Craig, Times Literary Supplement
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