New & collected poems, 1952-1992

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Houghton Mifflin, Feb 24, 1994 - Poetry - 228 pages
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This volume brings together the poems from Geoffrey Hill's earlier books. Geoffrey's poems are like those of no other living poet.His newest include a massive commemoration of Winston Churchill, an elegy on the death of William Arrowsmith, and a beautiful mysterious lyric, entitled 'Respublica, ' reflecting on the nature of public existence.

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New & collected poems, 1952-1992

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Many of the poems in Hill's seventh book are imbued with something rare in modern poetry, a deep religious sensibility, seen here in such poems as "Genesis,'' "Canticle for Good Friday,'' and ... Read full review

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Genesis
3
Asmodeus
16
The White Ship
29
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About the author (1994)

Hill is a graduate of Keble College, Oxford, he taught for many years at the University of Leeds, then lectured at Cambridge as a Fellow of Emmanuel College. Since 1988 he has lived in Massachusetts and taught at Boston University, where he is currently Professor of Literature and Religion and co-director of the Editorial Institute.

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