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The Poems of Laura Riding

Laura Riding

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ISBN: 978 0 856356 77 3
Categories: 20th Century, Women
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: January 1995
220 x 140 x 23 mm
433 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Hardback
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  • At the time, Riding herself said: 'My work - poetic and other, early and later - has no allegiances, private, social, cultural. The point of it is, not "modernism" but What Further? It anticipates a leaving-behind of the uncertainties of particular or composite identity: whole intelligence as the invisible personality.'
    Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991) is among the most influential yet misread writers of the twentieth century. She renounced poetry after her Collected Poems in 1938, a body of work which left its mark upon Auden, Ashbery and many others. Her collaborations and her own essays, stories and poems are central to ... read more
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