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PN Review 211

May - June 2013

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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ISBN: 978 1 847771 80 3
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century
Imprint: PN Review
Published: May 2013
216 x 135 x 5 mm
76 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Description
  • Editor
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • Poems by
    Sinéad Morrissey, Yves Bonnefoy, Bertolt Brecht, John Hartley Williams, Sujata Bhatt, David Kinloch, Dan Burt, Lucy Hamilton, Sarah Broom, James Womack, David Troupes

    Plus
    Frederic Raphael contemplates Cavafy
    Reena Sastri meets composer Elena Ruehr
    Gwyneth Lewis explores the space-time continuum
    Dan Burt mixes business and poetry
    David Herman reads history
    Alex Wong makes the case for Crashaw


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    Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, was born in Mexico in 1947; he studied at Harvard and at Wadham College, Oxford, before settling in England. Among his many publications are several collections of poems and a novel, The Colonist (1981), about a boy’s childhood in Mexico. He is general ... read more
    Awards won by Michael Schmidt Winner, 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem - Sasha Dugdale's 'Joy', published in PN Review 227  (PN Review 227 )
    Praise for Michael Schmidt '...probably the most informative and entertaining poetry journal in the English-speaking world.'
    John Ashbery
     'The most engaged, challenging and serious-minded of all the UK's poetry magazines.'
    Simon Armitage
    'It has attempted to take poetry out of the backwaters of intellectual life and to find in it again the crucial index of cultural health.'
    Cairns Craig, Times Literary Supplement
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