All The Names Given

Raymond Antrobus

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 2nd Sep '21

£10.99

Building on his award-winning debut collection, The Perseverance, All the Names Given is a collection of intimate, deeply personal poems flickering with gods and ghosts, and the painful electricity that runs up and down the wires of lineage and inheritance.

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Description

From the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2019Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize 2021′[Raymond Antrobus] has built another beautiful paper house which you can spend a very long and deeply satisfying time inside.’ Mark Haddon ‘Moving deftly between tenderness and violence, hope and grief, praise and lament, this is a deeply evocative collection that will linger in the reader’s mind.’ GuardianRaymond Antrobus’s astonishing debut collection, The Perseverance, won both Rathbone Folio Prize and the Ted Hughes Award, amongst many other accolades; the poet’s much anticipated second collection, All The Names Given, continues his essential investigation into language, miscommunication, place, and memory. Throughout, All The Names Given is punctuated with [Caption Poems] partially inspired by Deaf sound artist Christine Sun Kim, which attempt to fill in the silences and transitions between the poems, as well as moments inside and outside of them. Direct, open, formally sophisticated, All The Names Given breaks new ground both in form and content: the result is a timely, humane and tender book from one of the most important young poets of his generation.

Additional information

Weight 0.156 kg
Dimensions 10 × 152 × 196 mm
Page Count 96