Collected Poems

By: Bernard Spencer

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96pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy with acquisition particulars neatly inscribed on tp. Dj with a small chip on front cover and on rear enclosed in mylar protetor, else an attractive copy. " Spencer was a distinctive voice in 20th-century English poetry, and a central figure in the Personal Landscape group of wartime Cairo writers. He spent much of his time, in Greece, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Austria, the settings for many of his poems. ---- his expatriate colleagues included Lawrence Durrell and Olivia Manning. A recurrent theme in his poetry is a particular sense of gregarious loneliness, of being someone apart. Living for many years in non-English-speaking communities, he became, quite consciously, 'a stranger here', a poet whose subtly inventive techniques and 'respect for the Object', as Durrell put it, served to fix and define modes of personal, cultural and political unease." (Amazon) "His unobtrusive, scrupulous craftsmanship, his sense of place and feeling for people, the gravity that reenforced a romantic temprament, make him both easily accessible and hard to define." (Publisher) pgs

Title: Collected Poems

Author Name: Bernard Spencer

Categories: Dzeja (Poetry), General (English Language,

Publisher: London, Allan Ross Ltd.: 1965

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 003868

Keywords: British Poetry Cairo Writers