The Resource The Glacial Stairway

The Glacial Stairway

Label
The Glacial Stairway
Title
The Glacial Stairway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Glacial Stairway takes the reader on journeys in verse and prose, over a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, from King's Cross to the School of Oriental and African Studies; to the seasons of eighth-century China by way of a series of twentieth-century readings; through a wood in Derbyshire and on a road trip across the American West, 'charmed zone of bears and ghosts'. In poems and sequences written between 2003 and 2010 Peter Riley explores his terrain in extended meditations and monologues, collages of fragmented noticings and sudden bursts of song. Layering and counterpoint: the past surfac
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
821.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.I4 G53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Glacial Stairway
Publication
Note
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-98)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; The Glacial Stairway; Aria with Small Lights; Shining Cliff; Best at Night Alone; Bits and Pieces Picked Up in April 2007 or Six Days in Tuscany with Roger Langley; The Twelve Moons; Airs at Furthest Accord; The Road ... ; The Road (remix); The Road (carol); Cuban Nights; Dreaming in La Habana; To the Memory of Frank Cassidy; Weddings of the Gypsy Flower Sellers; This House ... ; The Lark in the Clear Air; Essex Skies; King's Cross to SOAS; Western States (1); Western States (2); Notes; About the Author; Also by Peter Riley from Carcanet Press
Control code
ocn792686564
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847779410
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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aa8649e6-9773-4e15-ba78-b56d5c4149ad
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3552652x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792686564
  • pebcs1847773451

Library Locations

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