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PN Review 174

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 174
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ISBN: 978 1 857549 51 5
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: March 2007
297 x 210 x 5 mm
84 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    PN Review 174, featuring the cover painting 'Iraq (Channel 4 News, 4 December 2006)' by Mary Griffiths, includes:


  • Poems by Carol Rumens, Avoth Yeshurun, Stephen Romer, Robert Nye, Kelly Grovier and others
  • Richard Price on Gael Turnbull and Migrant magazine
  • Eavan Boland introduces Irish writers on Irish writing
  • Frederic Raphael writes in Miriam Leonard's margins
  • A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Edith Sitwell, Charles Tomlinson, Miroslav Holub and Billy Collins, amongst others
  • In his editorial, Michael Schmidt considers the relationship between the arts and public funding.
  • 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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