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The Resource A C.H. Sisson reader, edited with an introduction by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness

A C.H. Sisson reader, edited with an introduction by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness

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A C.H. Sisson reader
Title
A C.H. Sisson reader
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness
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Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"C.H. Sisson was born in Bristol in 1914. To celebrate his centenary, this Reader includes a generous selection of his poems, translations and essays. The poems are drawn from all periods of Sisson's writing life, from the darkly satirical work of the 1950s and 1960s to the Virgilian Somerset poems to the reflective late poems in which Sisson, looking out on the landscape he cherished, sees himself standing at the 'last promontory of life'. The essays demonstrate the wit, precision and sheer scope of Sisson's writings on literature, culture and politics (he was a senior civil servant before retirement). The editors declare, 'No poet has government, and few have had a clearer sense of the role of literature in participating in civic life.' An heir to Marvell, Hardy and Edward Thomas, Sisson brings to this essential Englishness the disruptive energies of modernism. Never a comfortable or comforting writer, he is an incisive intelligence and speaks with clarity to the twenty-first-century reader's expectations and discontents."--back cover
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
828.91208
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6037.I78
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
FyfieldBooks
Label
A C.H. Sisson reader, edited with an introduction by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-493) and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 501 pages
Isbn
9781847772657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)889523222
Label
A C.H. Sisson reader, edited with an introduction by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-493) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 501 pages
Isbn
9781847772657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)889523222

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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