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PN Review 172

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 172
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ISBN: 978 1 857548 11 2
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: November 2006
297 x 210 x 5 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    PN Review 172, featuring a cover painting by Mary Harman, includes:


      

  • Poems by Robert Minhinnick, Evelyn Schlag, Sujata Bhatt, Dennis O'Driscoll and others
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  • Chris McCully on Ezra Pound
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  • David Gervais on Racine and the English
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  • M. Wynn Thomas re-reads the poetry of Vernon Watkins
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  • John Ashbery translates Pierre Reverdy
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  • A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Adrienne Rich, Conor O'Callaghan, Les Murray and Owen Sheers, amongst others
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  • In his editorial, Michael Schmidt argues that amidst the tragedy of Darfur, culture and politics ought not to be divisible.
  • 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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