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Jackself: 2016 TS Eliot

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  •  Jackself: 2016 TS Eliot
    Title: Jackself: 2016 TS Eliot
    Author: POLLEY JACOB
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 03/11/2016
    Imprint: PICADOR
    Price: $23.00
    Publishing status: Active

    <i>Jackself </i>is the fourth collection from one of Britain's finest poets, and sees Jacob Polley at the height of his powers. In one of the most original books of poetry to appear in the last decade, <i>Jackself</i> spins a kind of 'fictionalized autobiography' through nursery rhymes, riddles and cautionary tales, and through the many 'Jacks' of our folktale, legend, phrase and fable - everyman Jacks and no one Jacks, Jackdaw, Jack-O-Lantern, Jack Sprat, Cheapjack and Jack Frost. At once playful and terrifying, lyric and narratively compelling, <i>Jackself </i>is an unforgettable exploration of an innocence and childhood lost in the darker corners of Reiver country and of English folklore, and once more shows Polley as one of the most remarkable imaginations at work in poetry today.

    ISBN: 9781447290445
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