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Later on

F.T. Prince

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Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (64 pages)
(Pub. Nov 1997)
9780856461033
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  • In Later On F.T. Prince brings together three contrasting long poems written since 1980: ‘The Yüan Chên Variations’, which are inspired by the Chinese T’ang Dynasty poet Po Chü-i, ‘His Dog and Pilgrim’, an account of the legend of St Rock told from his dog’s point of view, and ‘A Byron-Shelley Conversation’.

    F.T. Prince was born in Kimberley, South Africa, in 1912 and educated at the Christian Brothers’ College in Kimberley, at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and at Balliol College, Oxford. After graduating, he travelled and studied in Europe, particularly Italy, before taking up a graduate fellowship at Princeton. He returned ... read more
    Praise for F.T. Prince 'The mastery Prince achieved and the thrilling variety of his modes and voices means that, with the exception of the self-consciously minor late work (Prince labelled it "Senilia"), this volume reads like the highlights of a more copious body of work. Collected Poems will introduce readers to a poet of supreme skill and great intellectual curiosity.'
    Paul Batchelor, the Guardian
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