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Author: Hope Mirrlees; Sandeep Parmar
Publisher: Manchester, Great Britain : FyfieldBooks/Carcanet Press ; Chicago, Ill. : Distributed in the United States of America by Independent Publishers Group, 2011.
Series: Fyfield books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hope Mirrlees (1887-1978) has been regarded as a lost modernist. Her extraordinary long poem 'Paris,' written in 1919, is a journey through a day in post First World War Paris. It was considered by Virginia Woolf 'obscure, indecent, and brilliant.' Read today, the poem retains its exhilarating daring. Mirrlees's experimentalism anticipates 'The waste land'; her writing is integral to the twentieth-century canon.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mirrlees, Hope.
Collected poems.
Manchester, Great Britain : FyfieldBooks/Carcanet Press ; Chicago, Ill. : Distributed in the United States of America by Independent Publishers Group, 2011
(OCoLC)1086607244
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hope Mirrlees; Sandeep Parmar
ISBN: 9781847770752 1847770754
OCLC Number: 751721415
Description: liii, 143 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Paris: a poem (1920) --
Moods and tensions (1976) --
Previously unpublished poems and translations --
Essays.
Series Title: Fyfield books.
Other Titles: Hope Mirrlees collected poems
Responsibility: Hope Mirrlees ; edited with an introduction by Sandeep Parmar.

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This book brings a brilliant modernist back into the poetic limelight.  Read more...
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'Sandeep Parmar's edition of Hope Mirrlees' poetry is a testimony to modern scholarship and provides a missing piece of the British modernist jigsaw.' --Matthew Mitton, Women: A Cultural Review

 
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