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PN Review 161

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 161
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ISBN: 978 1 857548 00 6
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: January 2005
290 x 210 x 6 mm
96 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    PN Review 161, featuring a cover painting by Stephen Raw, includes:



      

          
    • Poems by R.F. Langley, Pier Paulo Pasolini, Bill Manhire, Sheenagh Pugh and others
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    • Peter Davidson explores the grimly consoling North
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    • David C. Ward on Anglo-American poetic relations
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    • Bernard O'Donoghue reassesses C. Day Lewis
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    • A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Guillaume Apollinaire, Freidrich Hoderlein, Jack Kerouac, Simon Armitage and Carola Luther, amongst others
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    • In his editorial, Michael Schmidt dicusses James Joyce and contemporary poetry anthologies.
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    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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