Tag Archives: Jeremy Reed

HARRY FAINLIGHT: Poète Maudit

  Harry Fainlight was an unclassifiable poet who came to prominence in the Anglo-American counterculture of the 1960s but later became a casualty of the reactionary British culture of the 1970s. That he was a lyric poet with an original … Continue reading

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RIMBAUD IN LONDON

National Poetry Library pays homage to one of the all-time geniuses of world literature, the revolutionary French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Rimbaud spent 14 months of his meteorically brief literary career in London. In 1872-73 he lived with Paul Verlaine in … Continue reading

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GEORGE BARKER, PENTAMETERS THEATRE

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND WORK OF GEORGE BARKER (1913-1991) with JEREMY REED PAUL SAKOILSKY NIALL McDEVITT Music: GODFREY OLD Hostess: LEONIE SCOTT-MATTHEWS MON 26 FEBRUARY, PENTAMETERS THEATRE, 28 HEATH STREET, HAMPSTEAD, LONDON NW3 8pm £5 http://www.pentameters.co.uk/WhatsOn.html

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POETRY LIBRARY SPECIAL EDITION 3/2/2016

A David Gascoyne Celebration was one night in a series run by the Poetry Library called Special Edition. As I was organising this one – with help from Library staff Pascal O’Loughlin and Jessica Atkinson – it definitely began to … Continue reading

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A DAVID GASCOYNE CELEBRATION

Wednesday 3 February 2016 A DAVID GASCOYNE CELEBRATION The Poetry Library Join us for a celebration of the centennial of enigmatic English poet David Gascoyne (1916 – 2001). An overlooked, self-deprecating figure, who endured a series of incarcerations, he claimed … Continue reading

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PORTERLOO

Porterloo is a unique book in the history of poetry in English. Irish poet Niall McDevitt has seen through the English tradition of ‘courtly poetry’ and demonstrated how a self-respecting poetry need have nothing whatsoever to do with it. The … Continue reading

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