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PN Review 159

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 159
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Journal
ISBN: 978 1 857546 81 1
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: September 2004
290 x 210 x 5 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  •   PN Review 159 includes: 




    New poems by John Peck, Venus Khoury-Ghata, Fleur Adcock, Dom Moraes, Friederike Mayrocker and others

    Elaine Feinstein on Marina Tsvetaeva's last days

    John Constable on why poetry doesn't count

    Len Krisak compares Ovidian rivals

    Reviews of works by Cesar Vallejo, Kenneth Koch, Jane Draycott, P.J. Kavanagh and Nichita Danilov, amongst others

    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt discusses Louise Gluck, Cseslaw Milosz and the Common Reader.

    Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, C107was 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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