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Walks in Rome
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This title is available for academic inspection (paperback only).
ISBN: 978 0 856461 97 2
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: January 1997
230 x 150 x 3 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Hardback
In F.T. Prince’s new poem a visit to Rome brings back memories of fifty years ago, today’s graffiti contrasting with Mussolini’s slogans. Things seen, a plaque for Stendhal or a chapel with paintings by Caravaggio, are used to suggest young and older experience. What David Gascoyne described as Prince’s ‘memorable, quite personal peculiarity of phrasing’ and his ‘fresh clarity of vision’ are in evidence throughout this poem, his first publication since Later On.
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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