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PN Review 160

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 160
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ISBN: 978 1 857547 99 3
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: November 2004
290 x 210 x 6 mm
90 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    PN Review 160, featuring the cover painting 'He knocks at the door' by Stephen Raw, includes:

      

    New poems by John Ashbery, Robert Gray, Carola Luther, Jeremy Over and others; George Steiner on two noble kinsmen; Grevel Lindop on Larkin, love and E.A. Housman; conversations with Michael Longley and Edwin Morgan; a broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Richard Howard, Ernst Meister and April Bernard, plus poetry from the Netherlands.

      

    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt considers Harold Bloom's polemic and the road to Plainsville.


    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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