ElderPublication details: United Kingdom; Bloodaxe Books Ltd; 27 Mar 2014Description: 96 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
|Item type||Current library||Call number||Status||Notes||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Karachi Poetry and Drama||821.91 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Withdrawn Not For Loan||Book Bazaar||PKLC003140|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Lahore In Store||821.91 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Withdrawn||donated to the faislabad festival 2019||PKLC008554|
Like the work of the European poets who have nourished him, David Constantine's poetry is informed by a profoundly humane vision of the world. Many of the poems in his latest collection spring from particular localities: Scilly, the North of England, Southern France, the Aegean, Wales; others from certain places (loci) in literature and mythology. Inspired by such 'local habitations' and the people who live there, the poems of Elder express gratitude and loyalty, but also grief at every harm and death. Published on his 70th birthday, David Constantine's tenth book of poetry sounds many personal elegiac notes as well as - in the story of Erysichthon, for example - anxiety at the abuse of Earth, but there is also much celebration of love, beauty and the hope and aspiration in human beings to live well in the time allowed.
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