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Fields of Focus

Robin Fulton

Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (72 pages)
(Pub. Sep 1982)
9780856460814
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  • Fields of Focus is Robin Fulton’s first collection of poetry since his Selected Poems 1963–1978, and brings together poems written between 1974 and 1979. Like his previous work, this volume centres on themes of time and space and on the precariousness of the human ego caught within them. As Roger Garfitt wrote in Stand, ‘he is a poet who brings his mind to bear on the evidence of his senses, and who is concerned, in particular, to inhabit the time dimension as sensitively as he inhabits the other three.’ Reflected with particular vividness in this book is Fulton’s visual response to the Scandinavian landscapes among which he lives and works.

    Robin Fulton, Scottish poet, editor and translator, has lived in Norway since 1973. He is a notable translator of Scandinavian poetry whose versions of Swedish poets, including Tomas Tranströmer, received the Artur Lundkvist Award in 1977 and Swedish Academy Awards in 1978 and 1998. His translations of Olav H. Hauge ... read more
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