Deceiving Wild Creatures

Deceiving Wild Creatures

eBook - 2011
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The naturalist Gilbert White is at the heart of this collection. Like him, Jeremy Over explores an ecology with meticulous acuity. His poems are 'found in the field': the beauty and oddity of the language of others is brought into sharp focus. Robert Herrick's 'sweet disorder in the dress' is subjected to a series of disrobings; a guidebook, instruction manual and catalogue become occasions to celebrate the pleasures of language. Setting out from White's Natural History of Selborne, Over embarks on a sequence of poems that, in White's words, lend 'an helping hand towards the enlargement of the.
Publisher: New York : Carcanet, 2011
ISBN: 9781847778093
1847778097
Characteristics: 1 online resource (106 p.)

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