By (author) Carmela Ciuraru
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Fatherhood by Carmela Ciuraru
Book DescriptionA celebration of fathers and fatherhood, this anthology features the richly varied voices of sons and daughters, and of fathers and grandfathers themselves. From eleventh-century, Chinese poet Su Tung-p'o's witty "On the Birth of His Son" to Dylan Thomas' poignant "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"; from Sylvia Plath's searing poem "Daddy" to Yeats' tender "A prayer for My Daughter"; from Homer to Seamus Heaney, from Shakespeare to Milosz, the poets and poems collected here range across cultures and centuries, and deal with every facet of the father-child relationship from birth to death and beyond. Gratitude, tenderness and awe infuse some of the poems. Others express anger or sorrow. Many are moving tributes to the first man in a child's life. And each one conveys the profound nature of fatherhood.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841597713
(165mm x 110mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carmela Ciuraru
Poems About Horses, Hardback (April 2009)
Features many kinds of equine characters from war horses to cowboys' trusty steeds, from broken-down nags to playful colts, from wild horses to dream horses. This book also features the famous Trojan horse in Virgil's "Aeneid", only to see it from a quite different perspective in Matthea Harvey's whimsical "Inside the Good Idea".
Solitude, Hardback (October 2005)
Poets can be said to be the custodians of the interior life. This is a collection of poems, which capture the experience of solitude. It features reveries, expressions of loneliness and despair, reflections on mind and soul, and meditations, recorded in the stillness of the night.
Dog Poems, Hardback (October 2003)» View all books by Carmela Ciuraru
Suitable for all those who believe that a dog is man's - and woman's - best friend. In this book, you will find a large selection of animals and an even larger variety of poets, some big and cuddly, others small and well-equipped with teeth.
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