By (author) Fiona Sampson
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Common Prayer by Fiona Sampson
Book DescriptionBy turns sensual and incantatory, "Common Prayer" offers a liturgy for a world in crisis. Meditations on the actuality of sickness and bereavement move outward through narratives of the broken body of Europe's violent twentieth century. Challenging and exploratory, Fiona Sampson's poetry remakes the spiritual and physical metaphors by which we live.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781857549423
(216mm x 135mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Carcanet Press Ltd
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fiona Sampson
Catch, Paperback (February 2016)
Transforms the sensory world into an astonishingly new and vivid poetry. Combining formal sophistication with metaphysical exploration, this is an incandescent work of renewal, beauty and risk.
Coleshill, Paperback (March 2013)
Deep in limestone country, at the corner of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, lies the village of Coleshill. This title offers a collection from Fiona Sampson is a portrait of place, both real and imaginary; a dreamscape with its roots deep in the local soil.
Beyond the Lyric, Paperback (September 2012)
A guide that explains and celebrates various parallel poetry projects. It examines the range of contemporary tendencies - from the baroque swagger of the Dandies to the restrained elegance of the Oxford Elegists; from the layered, haunting verse of Mythopoesis to the inventive explorations of the New Formalists.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Hardback (September 2011)» View all books by Fiona Sampson
Provides an introduction to Percy Bysshe Shelley, one of the most important poets in our literature.
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Author Biography - Fiona Sampson
Fiona Sampson has published six books and her work has been translated into Romanian, Serbian, Hebrew, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Finnish, Slovakian and Catalan. Her poetry collections include Picasso's Men (Phoenix Press, 1994), Folding the Real (Seren 2001), Hotel Casino: chapbook (Ark Publications, 2004)and The Distance Between Us: a verse-novel (Seren, 2005). After a brief solo career as a violinist, Sampson pioneered writing in health care in the UK, and now researches and consults internationally in this field. She has a PhD in the philosophy of writing process (University of Nijmegen, 2001) and is AHRB Research Fellow in the Creative and Performing Arts at Oxford Brookes University and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex. She is currently the editor of Poetry Review.
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