Overview:Prayers for the Dead, and Other Poems - This is Michael Smith's first collection since his Collected Poems of 2009, and is an elegiac volume. As the author says: "Let me try to define prayer as I am using it here. It is a voice in the head, ours and not ours. It speaks in words we scarcely understand. Unstoppable, unless distracted by our quotidian pursuits. Beckett said it thus: 'All poetry, as discriminated from the various paradigms of prosody is prayer.' Enigmatic, but what else would one expect from Beckett? Essentially, I perceive prayer as a form of homage or 'recognition' - the other word used by Beckett."

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726410-9781848613379. It was written by the following authors: Michael Smith, Citoyenne Villeneuve. Book Prayers for the Dead, and Other Poems, which can be read online, published by the company: Shearsman Books, Print Editions, Gale Ncco. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Criticism, Poetry, Drama. The book was published on 2014-04-15 00:00:00. It has 88 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 124 g. File for download Prayers for the Dead, and Other Poems has PDF format and is called prayers-for-the-dead-and-other-poems.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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