The Red Sea
Huge Savings Item! Save 11% on the The Red Sea by Baskerville Publishers, Inc. at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Clive James says of Edgar's poetry, ''Here is the poetry of someone who has been granted all the gifts, including a sense of proportion so
Clive James says of Edgar's poetry, "Here is the poetry of someone who has been granted all the gifts, including a sense of proportion so concentrated that it sings." James was so taken with the poetry that he flew to Australia to meet and talk with him. Despite such acclaim, Edgar's work is not widely known because, heretofore, he has been published only in Australia, his home. Baskerville Publishers is pleased to initiate the correction of this deficit. (Please note that that we have chosen to retain Australian usages.)
These poems cohere because they are rich in physical and historical fact, their scaffolding is as of steel, and their music rises from a lyricism precise and generous. A craftsman, yes. New classicist, yes.
This is magisterial poetry.
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|Item Size:||0.75 x 9 x 9 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.05 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.6 x 1 x 1 inches|
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