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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [11]).

Statementedited by A.T. Tolley.
ContributionsTolley, A. T.
LC ClassificationsPR503 .H45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL95226M
ISBN 101857543521
LC Control Number99207023

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A collection of John Heath-Stubbs's major literary essays. The earliest essay was written in , and each piece reveals the insights of a practitioner in the poetic genre. In engaging his chosen writers, Heath-Stubbs employs his understanding of the poetic process. About the Author. John Heath-Stubbs was born in and educated at Queens College, Oxford. A critic, anthologist and translator as well as a poet, he has received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and the prestigious St Augustine Cross. Carcanet published seven previous collections by Heath-Stubbs, as well as a Collected and Selected Poems 5/5(1). The Poetry Reading—a literary squib by John Heath-Stubbs From the archive of the booksellers and publishers Eric and Joan Stevens is this carbon copy of a squib typed out by the poet John Heath-Stubbs and signed by him on 30 May I say ‘ typed out ‘, but as he was virtually blind by this time, and there are no typos, it is unlikely that he actually did so. John Heath-Stubbs was 34 when he became the second Gregory Fellow in Poetry. Although he found Leeds an "uncongenial milieu," he appreciated the time the Fellowship gave him to write, and established activities which were to become standard for future Fellows: student poetry seminars and a close relationship with Poetry and Audience magazine.. John Francis .

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Book Details: Author: John Heath-Stubbs Date: 01 Sep Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd Language: English Book Format: Paperback pages ISBN Country Manchester, United Kingdom; File size: 48 Mb Dimension: x x mmg Download Link: The Literary Essays.   Remembering John Heath-Stubbs () John was a gifted poet, an acute critic, a skilled essayist, and a friend. For me, he was the embodiment of English poetry; I will never forget this gentle, opinionated, passionate man. I just read that John Heath-Stubbs, the poet, has died of cancer at the age of Literary papers of John Heath-Stubbs are also held by Leeds University Library, including manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, typescript proofs, correspondence, printed material, audio and DVD recordings and signed copies of Heath-Stubbs' books.   John Heath-Stubbs, who died yesterday a was one of the most interesting poets and men of letters of the latter half of the 20th century. His work was an important link between the state of English letters before Modernism and the post-modern era, since he wrote as if no conflict existed.