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PN Review 170

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 170
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ISBN: 978 1 857548 09 9
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: July 2006
216 x 135 x 5 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • The thirtieth anniversary edition of PN Review, featuring a cover painting by Mary Harman, includes:

      
          
    • Poems by R.F. Langley, Ginnie Wiehardt, Gerry McGrath, John Heath-Stubbs, Marilyn Hacker and others
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    • Robyn Marsack on Edwin Morgan' s people and places
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    • Chris McCully on Marlowe
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    • Mark Thwaite on poetry websites
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    • Carol Rumens in conversation with Alice Entwistle
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    • Raymond Tallis on the death of immortality
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    • A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Geoffrey Hill, Richard Wilbur, Adam Czerniawski and Cesar Vallejo, amongst others
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    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt looks back on thirty years of incisive comment and innovative new poetry from PN Review.

    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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