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Author: Tom Paulin
ISBN: 0571226345
Pages: 320 pages
Publisher: Faber & Faber (January 17, 2008)
Language: English
Category: Poetry
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e-Book Secret Life of Poems: A Poetry Primer epub download

by Tom Paulin



His latest book is The Secret Life of Poems (2007).

His plays include The Riot Act: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone, which toured Ireland in 1984, and All the Way to the Empire Room which was broadcast by the BBC in 1994. His latest book is The Secret Life of Poems (2007). Tom Paulin lives in Oxford with his wife and two sons.

Tom Paulin's new book is the latest in a series of bluffer's guides to poetry which have recently fallen from the press, one of them, I must confess, by myself. In fact, he reads so closely, slowing a poem down to a sort of surreal slow-motion, that it becomes in his hands a strange cacophony of plosive, guttural and sibilant noises.

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Paulin's compelling new book, The Secret Life of Poems, is subtitled A Poetry Primer, and it functions as a. .

Paulin's compelling new book, The Secret Life of Poems, is subtitled A Poetry Primer, and it functions as a guide to his distinctive, some would say idiosyncratic, way of reading. Despite such admissions, Paulin is uncompromising in his conviction that, as he puts it, "writing is a social act, not simply a private commitment".

Tom Paulin was born in Leeds in 1949 but grew up in Belfast, and was educated at the universities of Hull and Oxford. He has published seven collections of poetry as well as a Selected Poems 1972-1990, two major anthologies, two versions of Greek drama and several critical works, including The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt's Radical Style. Библиографические данные. The Secret Life of Poems: A Poetry Primer.

Other Titles of Interest. Selected Poems, 1972-90. From the publisher: This collection of poems, from 1972 to 1990, is selected.

A perfect, teasing tightrope of poem, it wonders where sexual and linguistic adventuring meet, telling us how his family's invented word for hot water bottle has been carried around, We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view.

Tom Paulin was born in 1949. He has published seven collections of poetry as well as a Selected Poems 1972 - 1990, two major anthologies, two versions of Greek drama and several critical works, including The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt's Radical Style

Tom Paulin was born in 1949. He has published seven collections of poetry as well as a Selected Poems 1972 - 1990, two major anthologies, two versions of Greek drama and several critical works, including The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt's Radical Style. Well known for his appearances on UK television, he is also the . Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford.

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"The Secret Life of Poems" is a primer which offers a poem - or on occasion an excerpt - succeeding with commentary in which rhythm, form, metre and sources are the order of the day, not ethical commentary or descriptive paraphrase. This brief engagement with forty-seven poems is intended for students and readers of poetry, and seeks to explain how poetry works by bringing into view the hidden order of specific poems.