A Driftwood Altar: Essays and Reviews


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I can think of few more trustworthy, and few more attentive, guides to modern and contemporary letters than Mark Ford, who responds to the challenge of involuted works with prose of absolute clarity, renders judgments at once authoritative and agreeable, and sees vivid connections where lesser readers see only impassable borders. From paragons of craft to parables of estrangement, from the manic energies of F. T. Marinetti to the painstaking humility of Elizabeth Bishop, from the wholly invented Ern Malley to the stranger ...

A Driftwood Altar: Essays and Reviews 2006, Waywiser Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781904130161

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