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Edited by Peter Jay
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This title is available for academic inspection (paperback only).
ISBN: 978 0 856463 38 9
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: September 2002
216 x 138 x 20 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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To golden Sardis Anaktoria will bring
Containing all her published work along with over 70 uncollected poems, this is the definitive edition of a poet with a growing body of admirers. Clive Wilmer spoke of ‘the ghostly music’ of Sally Purcell’s poetry and described her first book as ‘a miracle of chaste perfection’. These qualities remained constant in her work. Often drawing on folklore and mediaeval sources, her poems are tense yet fluid in rhythm and diction, and alive with a sense of the numinous.
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