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PN Review 173

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 173
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ISBN: 978 1 857549 50 8
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: January 2007
297 x 210 x 5 mm
72 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    PN Review 173, featuring a cover painting by Mary Harman, includes:


      

  • Poems by Les Murray, Jeffrey Wainwright, Mimi Khalvati, Giovanni Finzi-Contini and others
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  • Mark Thompson on Larkin's debt to Empson
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  • Peter Barry mourns the end of English Studies
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  • Julia Blackburn reads R.F. Langley's journals
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  • A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Gael Turnbull, Paul Muldoon, Simon Armitage and Derek Mahon, amongst others
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  • In his editorial, Michael Schmidt browses two metres of archived PN Reviews, reflecting on the hundreds of diverse writers to have appeared in the magazine during its 30 year history.     


      
  • 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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