Robert Conquest stresses poetry's relationship to the phenomenal universe-in particular to landscape, women, art, and war. His entirely individual poetic voice, varying from achieved lyrical sound and structure to other well-rendered forms and finish, gives us disturbing fictions, emotive landscapes, vivid erotica, off-beat humor, historical sufferings-and even odd demons, planets and philosophies. Born in 1917, Robert Conquest, along with Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Thom Gunn and others, was a leading member of the so ...

Penultimata 2009, Waywiser Press

ISBN-13: 9781904130369

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