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Life Under Water - 9781852248178

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  • Product code: BIZYT
  • ISBN: 9781852248178
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.5cm x 14.0cm
  • Pages: 64
  • Publish date: 10/09/2008

Life Under Water (Paperback)

Life Under Water - 9781852248178

Maura Dooley


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Maura Dooley's poetry is remarkable for embracing both lyricism and political consciousness, for its fusion of head and heart. These qualities have won her wide acclaim. Helen Dunmore (in "Poetry Review") admired her 'sharp and forceful' intelligence. Adam Thorpe praised her ability 'to enact images for complex feelings...Her poems have both great delicacy and an undeniable toughness...she manages to combine detailed domesticity with lyrical beauty, most perfectly in the metaphor of memory ' - "Literary Review". These new poems take in the physical landscape, family and friendship, as well as the transience of both folklore and politics. In part, an attempt to speak of what is submerged, they welcome that 'splash of cold water to the face' that tells us we're alive.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BIZYT
  • ISBN: 9781852248178
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.5cm x 14.0cm
  • Pages: 64
  • Publish date: 10/09/2008

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