The Resource Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Collected Poems
Collected Poems
When C.H. Sisson was 20, he gave up writing poems. He began once more in his 30s under the stress of war-time, stationed in India. Verse came intermittently, exiguously; the bulk of his early writing in translation ('fishing in other men's waters' he calls it), prose essays and fiction. In the 1960s his poems began to appear. The London Zoo - his first major book - was published in 1961 when the poet was 47. Since that time his place has grown secure: he is one of the few direct English heirs of the great Modernists, a poet who grounds the enormous energies of that movement in English la
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  • 821.914
  • 821/.914
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PR6037.I78 A17 2012
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non fiction
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Collected Poems
Ha! Vieillesse
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  • Cover; Title Page; Contents; Early poems and The London Zoo; On a Troopship; In Time of Famine: Bengal; In the Hills; The Body in Asia; Beyond the River; The Hills again: with a Horse; The Writer; In a Dark Wood; Fellfoot; In London; Sparrows seen from an Office Window; In Kent; A Death; The Attic; The Retreat; A Duckling; The Night Ferry; Vienna; An Old Man; Stockholm; A Girl; A Monument in Milan; The Poet; Maurras Young and Old; Paludes; La Plage, la Nuit; In Sloane Square; Dialogue between a Knight and a Lady; Astronomy; On the Way Home; Silence; Moriturus; The Aeroplane; La Biologie
  • Christmas at the GreyhoundMetamorphoses; To the Queen; Human Relations; Virgini Senescens; In Preparation for an Epitaph; Catullus; The Queen of Lydia; Eurydice; In allusion to Propertius, I, iii; The Rope; The Garden of Epicurus; The Person; The Doll; Every Reality is a Kind of Sign; The Recollection; The Critic; The Alley-Way; The Withdrawal; The Spectre; The Regrets; The Cave; The Shape; The Affirmative; The Adventurer; On the Coast; Judith; Public Places; In Brewer Street; On my Fifty-first Birthday; Horatius; Adam; Homo Sapiens is of No Importance; Horace; The Man with a Family; Orpheus
  • Lines on the Rector's ReturnMetamorphoses; Stanzas; An Essay on God and Man; The Consequence; The new poems from In the Trojan Ditch; The Discarnation; For Patrick Swift; No Address; Hod Hill; Anacreon; Palaestra and Ampelisca; Haectenus arvorum cultus; The State of the Arts; Evening; The Salad; Pickers and Stealers; The Crucifix; Trafalgar Square; Daphne; Ovid in Pontus; Ambition; In the Trojan Ditch; Van Diemen's Land; Aller Church; Envy; Summer Green; Good Friday; The Usk; Saint Anthony; Mortalia; Seeming; Morpheus; In the Great World; In Spring-time; Sumptuary Laws; Somerton Moor
  • The Nature of ManA and B; A Letter to John Donne; Act Munday; Words; At First; Eros; An Old Man; The Thrush; Adam and Eve; Easter; Nuptials; By the Lift Gate; Great Down; A Young Woman; Grandmother; Loquitur Senex; The Nature-Lover; Things Seen; The Lion Man; The Temple; Eclogue; In Memoriam Cecil De Vall; The Death of a City Man; No Title; On a Favourite Death; Thomas de Quincey; To Brian Higgins on First Reading Notes While Travelling; The Beach; The Theology of Fitness; What a Piece of Work is Man; A Girl; The Reckoning; From a Train; Amour Propre; Consequences; Numbers; The Shortest Day
  • Thirty-fiveThe Shape of Life; Ightham Woods; Family Fortunes; Victoria Station; The Origin of Species; At the Airport; Versailles; Commuters; In Honour of J.H. Fabre; Ide Hill; Epictetus; The Art of Living; Nude Studies; At a Cocktail Party; At an International Conference; Tintagel; St Gennys; To Walter Savage Landor; In Autumn; Cranmer; The Conversation of Age; Knole; The Luxembourg; The Leopard and the Lynx; Two Shepherds; The Ragman; On a Civil Servant; Money; Ellick Farm; Heroes; The Deer-Park; The Un-Red Deer; The London Zoo; Numbers; My Life and Times; Good-day, Citizen
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  • (OCoLC)827618568
  • pebcs1847776272

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    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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