Item description for Earth Songs: A Resurgence Anthology of Contemporary Eco-Poetry by Peter Abbs...
This wide-ranging collection, gathered from the pages of Resurgence Magazine, is the first major anthology of contemporary eco-poetry. The poems testify to the current violation of the natural order, but also sing the diverse beauty of the earth. They celebrate wildlife, the seasons, wilderness, and the way in which our lives are in constant creative or destructive play with the whole of nature. The poets featured include Wendell Berry, Sujata Bhatt, Gillian Clarke, Dana Gioia, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Jeremy Hooker, Peter Redgrove, Jeremy Reed, Carol Rumens, Penelope Shuttle, Gary Snyder, Pauline Stainer, Mark Strand, John Heath-Stubbs, George Szirtes, and many more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.38" Width: 6.54" Height: 0.67" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Green Books
ISBN 1903998174 ISBN13 9781903998175
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More About Peter Abbs
Peter Abbs was born and grew up on the North Norfolk coast in England. He has written and lectured widely on the nature of creativity and the poetics of culture. He is the Poetry Editor of Resurgence and editor of Earth Songs, the first Anglo-American anthology of contemporary ecoverse. He has published nine volumes of poetry including Icons of Time, Viva la Vida and The Flowering of Flint. Most recently in The Greater Journey (2008) he has worked with the photographer John Pack to explore the relationship between image and word. He is Research Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Sussex.