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At the Source - 9781857549867

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  • Product code: BISNZ
  • ISBN: 9781857549867
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.3cm x 13.6cm
  • Pages: 165
  • Publish date: 27/05/2008

At the Source (Paperback)

At the Source - 9781857549867

Gillian Clarke


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"At the Source" reflects upon a writer's deep inheritance of language, myth and nature. Her creative journeys begin from those sources. The book opens with a house, Blaen Cwrt. A river rises, a tributary which will flow on to the Atlantic, and a family has its roots there. There the Welsh poet Gillian Clarke writes in what was the byre, looking across a landscape worked and imagined by generations of farmers and poets. Six chapters explore the relationship of places and languages, culture and family, geology and myth, in a poet's imagination. At the heart of the book is a journal of the writer's year. Lyrical, wise, meticulously observant, often humorous, Clarke records the experience of living and working on the land, observing the world from a particular place, the continuity and remaking of the source.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BISNZ
  • ISBN: 9781857549867
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.3cm x 13.6cm
  • Pages: 165
  • Publish date: 27/05/2008

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