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Kedging: New Poems John Matthias

Kedging: New Poems

John Matthias

Published November 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781844713288
Paperback
177 pages
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 About the Book 

Kedging is John Matthias first book of poems since his long New Selected Poems of 2004. The volume is divided into five parts: Post-Anecdotal includes short poems on autobiographical and elegiac themes- The Memoirists engages the lives and writingsMoreKedging is John Matthias first book of poems since his long New Selected Poems of 2004. The volume is divided into five parts: Post-Anecdotal includes short poems on autobiographical and elegiac themes- The Memoirists engages the lives and writings of Lorenzo Da Ponte, Edward John Trelawney, Frederick Rolfe, Celeste Albert, and Vernon Duke- The Co-translators Dilemmas deals with Swedish poets, Swedish poems, and issues of translation- Laundry Lists and Manifestoes ranges from Homer and the Old Testament to Internet technology- Kedging in Time deals with the lives of several families in the context of British naval history- and The Back of the Book prints an essay called Kedging in Kedging in Time, which was commissioned by Chicago Review as a commentary on the final poem in the volume.