18 June, 2012
Peter Redgrove's Collected Poems is an overly expansive compilation of verse best sampled in small doses.
John Kinsella's Armour is the work of an ethical poet for whom social critique and lyric nuance work in tandem.
Anne Carson's Antigonick is a convincing translation of Sophocles that puts emphasis on chaos and irony.
Simon Armitage's The Death of King Arthur attempts to emulate the success of his acclaimed update of Gawain and the Green Knight.
The Liverpudlian poet discusses form, his translations from the Italian, and the inexorable qualities of the agave plant.