Llareggub Revisited: Dylan Thomas and The State of Modern Poetry (David Holbrook)

Llareggub Revisited: Dylan Thomas and The State of Modern Poetry (David Holbrook) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Poetry shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: Bowes & Bowes, 1962, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Top edge dyed Red;

From the cover: One of Britains most challenging critics, a poet himself, analyses the dissatisfaction he feels in reading most contemporary poetry.

In the first section of this book David Holbrook (author of Imaginings and English for Maturity) searches for the touchstones of true poetry. He suggests that its essential quality, wherein its greatness lies, is metaphorical, but it must also be governed by the impulse to explore and extend morality, to dev…

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the spine. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Price inked out. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

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