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Description - Lighting the Steps by Philip Holmes

The poems in Philip Holmes' fourth collection are as widespread in time, covering a 16-year period, as their settings are scattered geographically. These range from Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, where he grew up, to Bucharest, Kyoto and the USA, where he has lived since 1977. His robust treatment of the timeless themes of nature, memory and language gives the collection its unity and strength.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780856463396
ISBN-10: 0856463396
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Holmes

Born in Lincolnshire in 1945, Philip Holmes took degrees in Engineering at Oxford and Southampton before moving to the USA, where he is Professor of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics at Princeton University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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