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PN Review 216

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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ISBN: 978 1 847771 85 8
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century
Imprint: PN Review
Published: March 2014
297 x 210 x 5 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Poems by John Ashbery, Sheri Benning, Jean-Paul de Dadelsen, Eric Langley, Miles Burrows, Lotte Zurndorfer, Jeremy Hooker, Jon Glover, Carola Luther, Jennifer Copley, Paul McLoughlin, Duncan Montgomery and Vidyan Ravinthiran.

    Plus: Marius Kociejowski meets sculptor Zahed Tajeddin; Vahni Capildeo sends a letter from St. Lucia; Roger Caldwell in the wake of Benjemin Britten; Paul Oppenheimer traces the origins of the sonnet; Anthony Rudolf remembers Daniel Weissbort; and Mary Jo Bang on Sylvia Plath's drawings.

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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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